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Monday, October 27 • 15:30 - 16:00
Arcane Play: Occult Influences in Games ... & Vice Versa FULL

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Charlene Putney will explore the influence of the occult on modern games, and how we can apply playful techniques from the world of magick to our games and our ideas.

Rooting firmly in real examples, quick-hit inspiration and practical techniques, we'll start by looking at a showcase of games that use occult themes and end up wandering through such concepts as alchemy, reality selection, neuro-linguistic programming, chaos magick, and tarot.

At the end, every attendee will leave with at least one gotta-do-it-now idea liberated from their own subconscious.

Disclaimer: This talk will be weird

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Charlene Putney

Hi, I'm Charlene! I'm a writer and lecturer from Ireland. Right now, my mind is swirling with edits for the first draft of my fantasy novel. When I'm not writing my book, I write for video games, lecture on project management for game design, run workshops on interactive fiction and do management consulting for creative freelancers. Oh, and lots of yoga! I like to speak on the intersections between play and psychology, most recently speaking to... Read More →

Monday October 27, 2014 15:30 - 16:00
GameCity (Pit) 24-32 Carlton St, Nottingham, NG1 1NN

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