Well Played: Gravitation by Jason Rohrer
Location la: William Fox Amphitheater
With game developer Jason Rohrer in conversation with Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris
Note: Game is available for play starting at 4:00 p.m.; the program begins at 7:00 p.m.
How do you balance family, creative practice, and personal satisfaction? These are the concerns explored in Gravitation (2008, Mac, PC and Linux), one of a series of autobiographical games created by Jason Rohrer. Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris is a game scholar and developer on the faculty of the NYU Game Center. Her game, Redshirt, has received praise for its satirical take on social network simulation.