1. Nick Montfort, associate professor of digital media at MIT, talks about software studies while at UC Santa Cruz on Jan. 10, 2011. Titled "Line of Inquiry: Many Authors Explore Creative Computing Through a Short Program," the talk takes the audience through how a single one-line Commodore 64 BASIC program can serve as a Rosetta Stone, helping people understand the interconnected cultural and technical aspects of creative computing, practices of using the computer expressively and recreationally in innovative ways.

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  2. Game designer Brenda Brathwaite speaks about making games in 48 hours to the participants at the Global Game Jam 2011 at UC Santa Cruz.

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  3. Game developer Graeme Devine talks about making games at the kick-off for the UC Santa Cruz location of Global Game Jam 2011.

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  4. Board game designer Tom Lehmann gives advice to the participants of Global Game Jam 2011 at UC Santa Cruz. This was the first year board games were included in world-wide 48-hour event.

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  5. Doom and Quake designer John Romero talks to participants in the 2011 Global Game Jam. The talk, held at UC Santa Cruz, was part of the kick-off celebration.

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UCSC Games & Playable Media

UCSC Games & Playable Media

Interested in game design? Learn more about the field with these talks sponsored by the UC Santa Cruz Center for Games and Playable Media. Speakers include Will Wright, Rod Humble, Brenda Brathwaite and more. games.soe.ucsc.edu

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