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Thursday, July 16 • 10:20am - 10:40am
Kind Words: Why Be Nice?

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Being nice isn't the sexiest game mechanic -- nothing explodes and there's no reason to wear cool body armor. So how did Popcannibal convince players to send each other two million uplifting messages? Ziba Scott will share the leap of faith in humanity that birthed Kind Words, and the limits required because humans are messy.

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Ziba Scott

Optimist, Popcannibal
Ziba Scott has been making games as Popcannibal for ten years. He uses his schooling in computer science (University of Chicago) and serious games (Michigan State) to make games about seating arrangements ("Girls Like Robots"), poetry ("Elegy for a Dead World"), sailing ("Make Sail... Read More →

Thursday July 16, 2020 10:20am - 10:40am EDT