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6TH INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT GAMES AND PLAYFUL MEDIA FESTIVAL: APRIL 26—29, 2017
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Thursday, April 27 • 16:00 - 16:30
Vaida Plankyte: Blink and You'll Miss It: A Quick Look at Microgames

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Ten seconds to get your makeup right, a ten minute wander on an alien planet, another ten seconds before the end of the world: places such as itch.io are full of short but sweet experiences. Some of the games are also incredibly personal, allowing us to glimpse at someone else’s life. But how does a very short game manage to connect with the player? This talk will briefly explore various microgames, showcasing different aesthetics, fun takes on gameplay, and reasons why their length works so well.

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Vaida Plankyte

Vaida enjoys making personal games that focus on narration and the relationship between player/creator. She works with easy-to-use tools such as Construct 2 and Twine, experimenting with minimal gameplay and unusual interaction. She also runs game development-related events in Ed... Read More →


Thursday April 27, 2017 16:00 - 16:30
Haubentaucher Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin

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