PROGRAMME | Updated 12 October, 2005
THURSDAY 13 October
Registration at Hotel Terminus
FRIDAY 14 October
Registration at conference venue ( UPihl auditorium)
Espen Aarseth [keynote]
Art of Simulation
Jon Dovey [keynote]
am I doing in Vietnam?
Melanie Swalwell - remote presentation
Movement and Kinaesthetic Responsiveness: A Neglected Pleasure
Helen Kennedy & Seth Giddings
Playful Objects: agency, technology and aesthetics
Michael Nitsche, Robert Fitzpattrick and Martin Walsh
Character data sets and parameterized morality
Animated game pieces – Avatars as roles, tools and props
The use of
architectural patterns in MMORPGs
Jonas Heide Smith
Play, Modality and Claims of Realism in Full Spectrum Warrior
Representations of the Enemy in Conflict: Desert Storm and America 's Army
San Andreas: Agency, Movement, and Containment; or, How the West is (Frequently) Won
Game Dump opens at Bergen Kunsthall
SATURDAY 15 October
Myth, Performance and Form in World of Warcraft:
1. Tanya Krzywinska
Praised”: The functions and meanings of myth in the World of
Dance/Music or PVP? Game Movies and Performance in World of
3. David Surman
Contingent Histories, Player Choice, and World of Warcraft
King of the
Hill: Investigation and Re-appropriation of Space in the Video Game
The Aesthetic Experience of Sound
Play at Frightening Yourself : Welcome to the World of Horror
Riddles of Adventure Games
The aesthetics of the anti-aesthetics
Daniel Pargman, Jacob Senneby and Simon Goldin
Problematizing production – economy and value creation in Second Life [At Bergen Kunsthall]
Conference round-up discussion [At
Conference dinner at På Høyden
13 OCTOBER, 2005
Online registration has now closed. Registration on site, NOK 300 per day.
12 OCTOBER, 2005
Conference venue address: Ulrike Pihils hus, Prof. Keysersgate 1. Look for a pale blue and pink house. Please phone Eli on 0047 99 44 14 14 if you have any problems finding us. See map (430 k), opens in new window.
30 SEPTEMBER, 2005
Programme, travel section and front page have been updated.
6 SEPTEMBER, 2005
Web site has been updated with
Submission Guidelines for presenters
18 AUGUST, 2005
Programme has been updated
9 JUNE, 2005
Abstracts and preliminary programme have been added to the web site.
21 MAY, 2005
The accommodation page has been updated with special conference offers and information about budget accommodation.
19 APRIL, 2005
The deadline for CfP has now been reached.
16 APRIL, 2005
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Espen Aarseth Games: The Art of Simulation
IT University of Copenhagen
Jon Dovey What Am I Doing in Vietnam?
University of Bristol
28 MARCH , 2005
Registration is now open.
22 MARCH, 2005
The opening of the
registration has been postponed from 21 March to 28 March
25 FEBRUARY, 2005
Call for papers has been published. Submit abstract
18 FEBRUARY, 2005
The conference web site has been launched.