Narrative Design Monthly

Interactive Narrative Design Monthly is a BarTalk for game developers, narrative designer and everyone wants to discuss the merits of interactive narrative design.

Every month, Dr. Hartmut Koenitz will interview a narrative design expert from the field of video games. During this informal sessions, you can ask questions too! The plan is build a narrative design community where we meet every month to inspire and connect.

Narrative Design Monthly is organized every last Wednesday of the Month 20:00 in Café Fokus – Utrecht NL

Special Guest this Interactive Narrative Design Monthly is Michaël Bas. Michael graduated in 1987 as an independent designer and painter at the Willem de Kooning Academy. In 1999 he started Ranj Serious Games, a design studio dedicated to the design and development of serious games. Today Ranj is one of the globally leading producers of serious games, being active in many countries. Having initialized and successfully completed over 300 serious games projects, Michaël has great experience with the use of games in health care and education. His mission is to design games that make learning more effective, efficient and fun.
Since October 2014 he is parttime employed at the Delft Univeristy of Technology as a ‘visiting professor’.

 

Michaël Bas
Michael Bas graduated in 1987 as an independent designer and painter at the Willem de Kooning Academy. In 1999 he started Ranj Serious Games, a design studio dedicated to the design and development of serious games. Today Ranj is one of the globally leading producers of serious games, being active in many countries. Having initialized and successfully completed over 300 serious games projects, Michaël has great experience with the use of games in health care and education. His mission is to design games that make learning more effective, efficient and fun.  Since October 2014 he is parttime employed at the Delft Univeristy of Technology as a 'visiting professor'.
Dr. Hartmut Koenitz
Professor
Hartmut Koenitz is an Assistant Professor in Mass Media Arts at the University of Georgia. He holds a PhD in Digital Media from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research is in interactive narrative theory and practice, combining an evolutionary approach towards interactive narrative theory with practical experimentation in the form of ASAPS, a software tool able to integrate many existing approaches in Interactive Storytelling. He is also a digital artist whose installations have been shown in Atlanta and Paris.

RSVP through eventbrite: https://narrative-design-meetup.eventbrite.nl

19:30 Walk in and write down your question and get a drink
20:00 Semi scripted interview between Hartmut Koenitz and Michael Bas
20:30 Open for Q&A (ask your questions, start a discussion)
21:00 Informal mixer

Yes! We wish to build a community of interactive narrative designers. Everybody is welcome!

Yes, you don't have to pay an entrance fee. However, since we are in a bar, buying a consumption is mandatory

Yes! Please do! Everyone is welcome!

The expert session / bartalk is recorded for future purposes. We will share the recording online.

If you do not wish to be recorded, please seat yourself out of the scope of the camera. Also, don't ask a question (if you don't want to be recorded) or ask someone else to ask it for you.

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