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Hunger Games—Equal Opportunity Gaming Dystopia For a Contemporary World, The

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ID: SEM1238053
Web site: http://registration.gencon.com/
Email: None available
Category: Seminar
Rules: Game system not specified
Cost: $0.00
Duration: 1 hour
Host: Michelle Lyons (Industry Insider Guests of Honor)
Age requirement: Everyone (6+)
Experience requirement: None (You've never played before)
Are materials provided: No
Location: Indiana Convention Center, room 211
Tickets: 89 out of 100 are available (as of 1:30 AM Saturday August 25th, 2012, but this information may be out of date.)
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Time slot: Thu Aug 16 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event added: Mon Jun 4 12:30 pm

Dystopias are a core theme of many RPGs. A discussion on how the Hunger Games dystopia is accessible to a modern audience, and how you can replicate this effect in your own games. Dystopias form a core theme of many RPGs: the perfect apple of a world with a worm at its core, giving us the ruined world we love to hate. This panel looks at the appeal of The Hunger Games, the ways in which its dystopia is particularly accessible to a modern audience, and how you can replicate this effect in your own games.

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