Archive for July, 2014

Loncon 3

July 18, 2014

Loncon 3 – 72 World Science Fiction Convention – link

Game studies session: Playing with Diversity: Games and Speculative Fiction

Saturday August 16th at 16:30 – 18:00, Capital Suite 6 (ExCeL)


Mika Loponen and Markus Montola, “Speculative Games: A Ludological Analysis of Fictional Games”

Jaakko Stenros & Tanja Sihvonen, “Out of the Dungeons, onto the Meadows: Queer Representations in Role-Playing Source Books”

Ashley M. L. Brown PhD, Elves are from Venus, Dwarves are from Mars: Diverse (sexual) relationships in speculative fictional worlds

Diane Carr, “Weird Spheres, Bursting Bodies and Peculiar Tools: Disability, Masculinity and the Monstrous in the Dead Space Series”


Esther MacCallum-Stewart (moderator)