3pm Playing with Pixels and Politics
What is the place of social commentary in gaming, and can games achieve social and artistic legitimacy? Indie games development brings new opportunities for audience interaction and debate, and in some cases offers a deeper level of interactivity. It may even inspire a culture of resistance. What are the possibilities for 'serious' games as a learning tool and language for cultural expression? What is the potential for games to say something other than "BOOM!"
Justin Halliday (Escape from Woomera)
Damian Scott (Primal Clarity / Swinburne University, Team Fortress)
Rebecca Cannon (Select Parks)