Firelight Game Company Crew Travels to VuPop2


Todd and I are looking forward to attending this year’s VuPop2 – An Academic Conference Where YOU are the Hero: Interactive Fiction in Print and Online on June 9th at Falvey Memorial Library Villanova University.

Stop by and say if you are in the area!

VuPop II Schedule of Events

9:30 – 10:00 Registration and Coffee Time (Light Refreshments served)
10:00 – 10:15 David Uspal and Michael Foight – Introductory Remarks and Overview
10:15 – 10:45 Demian Katz – The History of Gamebooks
10:45 – 11:15 Rebecca Slitt – Viking, Gunslinger, and Madam Midshipwoman: Gender and History in Interactive Fiction
11:15 – 12:00 Laura Bang and Christopher Hallberg – A Live Interactive Reading of Groom of the Tomb
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break (Lunch provided)
1:00 – 1:30 Christopher Liu – On Writing, Interactively
1:30 – 2:00 Randy Cook – Let There Be Light (or at least a simulated torch)
2:00 – 2:30 David Uspal – Grues and Other Dark Place Hazards: The Incomplete History of Interactive Fiction and Graphic Adventures
2:30 – 2:45 Afternoon Break
2:45 – 3:15 David Perlman – Interactive Fiction: The Use of Two Forms of Pop Culture to Increase Public Bioethics Awareness
3:15 – 3:45 Tom Rothamel – Visual Novels and Ren’Py
3:45 – 4:25 Panel Discussion
4:25 – 4:30 Closing Remarks
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