In late October, the CoE welcomed researcher and game designer Doris Rusch, professor of game design at the Game Design Department in Visby, Gotland for a guest visit.
Recent years have seen an explosion in the complexity of global food systems: the circuits of production, distribution, and consumption through which food travels. Food and eating also seem to be more prominent in games and play, in titles like Overcooked, Final Fantasy XV, and Stardew Valley.
Time: 21.11.2019–22.11.2019 Location: Mattilanniemi, Agora Auditorium 1 & Mattilanniemi A 210 What does celebrity mean in game cultures? […]
The Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies and Tampere University Game Research Lab are happy to announce […]
On September 25th 2019 at the Vimma, Youth Art and Activity Centre in Turku, the CoE GameCult together with the AgainNeverAgain project, Turku Institute for Advanced Studies and SELMA centre, co-organised a workshop on educational aspects of video games under a title: “Playing (with) non-violence”.
Playing with Rituals – Dr. Doris Rusch & Dr. Sabine Harrer Time: Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 15h-18h Place: […]
International activity updates from CoE GameCult researchers: Dr Jaakko Stenros presented keynote in Krakow, in the CEEGS 2019 […]
In relation to the upcoming event Playing (with) Non-Violence (25. 9. 2019), Dr Maria B. Garda was interviewed by the Turun yliopisto News Team. Maria shared some of her thoughts on games and violence.
Since 2013, game platform itch.io has become well-known among game scholars as an outlet for short, indie video games. Yet itch.io is now increasingly home to the development scene producing the most interesting (and rapidly evolving) tabletop role-playing games (TRPGs), labeled under “physical games.”
CoEGameCult researcher Dale Leorke has curated a new exhibition on location-based, urban games in the Finnish Museum of Games, opening in 13th September 2019.