The English Hour

Lauren Woolbright
Making the Games I Want to Play: A Vampire Story

Mainstream video games have long relied on ideal body types and shooter/quest mechanics to fulfill gamers’ heroic fantasies – but there are more visions of what games can do than this. The gaming community is starting to demand more: better stories, deeper characters, diverse subject matter. I am one of these dissatisfied gamers. But rather than wait for the industry to catch on to what I want, I will create the games I want to play. This presentation explores my in-process born-digital dissertation, which will merge my research interests in video games and literature.
Lauren Woolbright is a Second-Year student in the Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design Ph.D. program at Clemson University. She holds a Master’s degree in English from Clemson.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Daniel Hall, Class of 1941 Studio
113 Delta Epsilon Ct., Clemson, SC 29634, USA

Event Type

Academic, Speakers


English, College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Target Audience

Students, Faculty, Staff




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