Taking place at Somerset House Studios, all three events will examine how the games present their interactive storytelling and audio environments to players.
“Mutant Promise aims to empower creatives and has invited innovative technologists to host a panel and workshop this month to create new play-based learning experiences,” the press release said.
From the November 20 of 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., Lucia Chung, a Taiwanese experimental artist, will host an online panel titled Lucia H Chung: Become Platinum! with Lisa Devon, James B Stringer and Christos Michalakos discussing the intersection of experimental electronic music and game music. This panel will be broadcast live via Somerset House Studios Twitch and YouTube.
November 27 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. will see creative computer artist Jazmin Morris present an online panel on ‘Representation in Cyberspace’. Morris will ask, “Who are the knowledge keepers, and what can we do to educate ourselves collectively?” What does a platform focused on marginalized people look like? Why should we all take inspiration from the open source community? “
Then in the afternoon of November 27 of 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Morris will also be hosting an in-person workshop on storytelling through interactive fiction. The panel will explore fiction by playing the role of the game developer in crafting a story to run using the open source game development platform, Twine.
Tickets for each panel are available online.
During this time, Pragmata, the new dystopian game in development at Capcom, has been delayed until 2023. The game was slated for a 2022 launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and PC. “Our team is working hard on the project, but to ensure it will be an unforgettable adventure, we have decided to move the release window to 2023,” Capcom said.