Carly A. Kocurek, PhD - Games, Scholarship, Media

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Announcing Feeling Games Symposium

Announcing Feeling Games Symposium

 

A few months ago, I started putting together a symposium on the intersection of games and emotions. That symposium, now titled “Feeling Games,” is happening in a couple weeks here at Illinois Tech.… Read the rest

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Here’s to Theresa Duncan! Game: Totally Rexed

FEMICOM Museum recently held the first of a new series of game jams, “FEMICOM Game Jam #1: Here’s to Theresa Duncan!” In total, 12 games were submitted for the jam, many featuring really lovely graphics that I think make a perfect tribute to Duncan’s own game design work, which always seemed like some kind of great punk rock/folk art mashup for girls.… Read the rest

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Influential Game Designers: Shigeru Miyamoto released

Influential Game Designers: Shigeru Miyamoto released

Jennifer deWinter and I co-founded and now co-edit a series on Influential Game Designers for Bloomsbury academic. We first discussed the idea of the series several years ago. When we finally picked it up now about two years ago, we then spent months crafting a proposal and shopping the project to presses.… Read the rest

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Twiny Game: Unpolished

Twiny Game: Unpolished

For Porpentine‘s Twiny Jam, I made a teeny tiny Twine game about painting your nails. The summary of the jam rules run as follows:

Make a tiny Twine (300 words or less)!

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Postcards from Vienna: F.R.O.G. 13

Postcards from Vienna: F.R.O.G. 13

A few weeks ago, I got to travel to Vienna for the Future and Reality of Gaming (F.R.O.G.) 13 Conference. I’ve been to a lot of conferences at this point, and I’ve presented my research a number of times, but this is the first time I’ve taken one of my digital projects.… Read the rest

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Belatedly Introducing Choice: Texas

Belatedly Introducing Choice: Texas

Choice: Texas logo banner

Here’s a banner version of the logo by Grace Jennings.

A few weeks ago, Allyson Whipple and I launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise funds for the completion of an interactive fiction game we’ve been working on called Choice: Texas.… Read the rest

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