The Games Institute acknowledges that we are living and working on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron (also known as Neutral), Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.
What does research through design entail? Join us for a talk by Dr. William Odom from Simon Fraser University
Race and game studies scholars discuss how board games can inspire conversations that confront racism and educate players about what needs to be done to address systems of white supremacy.
We're hosting a Captain's Gambit launch party, followed by a research/industry talk by the game's UX designer, AC Atienza. Play the game and then learn firsthand about the game development process: AC will discuss the process behind the research, international collaborative efforts, and iterative playtesting at the Games Institute.
Veni, Vidi, Vici... Domino Pugnam: Classical Studies and Video Games
Cheating & Modding in Video Games: A Place of Social Liminality
Please join us in the Collaboration Space for a talk on Cheating and Modding by English PhD student Jennifer Rickert! Read below for more details... see you there!