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Sunday, October 2 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Patreon Session: Four Games that Get in Your Head, and How They Work

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Award-winning tabletop designer Ben Lehman will discuss four groundbreaking tabletop games: Polaris, Hot Guys Making Out, Amidst Endless Quiet, and A Real Game. Like all tabletop games, these games manipulate your emotions to draw you into their mechanics and story. But how do they work? We'll look at each in turn and analyze how it's trying to make you feel, and how the mechanics work to make you feel that way.


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Ben Lehman

Game Designer, Ododon Games
Ben Lehman is the designer of Polaris, Bliss Stage, Hot Guys Making Out, and many other role-playing games. Starting from the 2000s, he has been on the cutting edge of new techniques and theory for tabletop role-playing, writing essays and giving lectures on the theory and structure of RPGs in the United States and Europe. His current projects include: Adventures in the Land of a Thousand Kings, a self-insert fantasy adventure game; Rise of... Read More →


Sunday October 2, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Diversity Theater