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Friday, June 24 • 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Reaching New Audiences with Interactive Stories: The Power of Genre

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Sam Barlow was the creator of the critically acclaimed digital police procedural Her Story and is currently directing an interactive reboot of War Games at Interlude in New York. Here he explores how telling stories within popular genres can pull in new audiences and enhance interactivity. Taking in notable examples that have looked outside traditional games for their inspiration he then looks to the future of interactive storytelling.

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Sam Barlow

Writer and Designer of Her Story
Sam Barlow is a BAFTA Award winning game director and writer who has been making games since his cult 1999's title, Aisle. Barlow has an extensive history of making games that create deep personal connections with their players. With Silent Hill: Shattered Memories he created a classic that psychologically profiled Wii gamers. In 2015 he released Her Story reinventing the FMV genre for the YouTube generation. Barlow is now working for NYC based... Read More →


Friday June 24, 2016 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Room 104

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