The RCID Serious Game Colloquium met on Monday, Nov 17, from 11am-12noon in the Class of 1941 Studio.
Cynthia Haynes presented
“Avatar Nation: A Space Opera”
followed by an open
The lecture was open to the Clemson community. In the context of serious games, the presentation considered how avatars inhabit the space of open identity and engender poetic existence.
The far right caption in the balloon reads: “Ishnu’a la shindu Sin’ Dorei” [or “bless you fallen children of the light”]
Cynthia’s various avatars were disclosed:
The talk was addressed to students and faculty interested in virtual worlds, digital expression, online identity, video game design, game studies, and gender studies. … Afterwards, the audience–two of which are pic.k.ed for a showcase here, Anthony Collamati and Josephine Walwema, as representative RCID-ers–joined in on discussions:
R C I D ROCKs … and ROCKs and ROCKs …