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Friday, June 16 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Videogames and Horror

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From Silent Hill to Alone in the Dark, video games have exploited the horror genre for many scares and thrills, from role playing survival games to first person shooters. How are video games uniquely suited to the genre of horror? How does interactivity, narrative and multimedia play come together to make for weird experiences?  And are video games getting weirder?

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Robert Ottone

Robert P. Ottone is the Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of THE TRIANGLE. His other works include HER INFERNAL NAME & OTHER NIGHTMARES (an honorable mention in THE BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR VOLUME 13) as well as the suburban folk horror novel, THE VILE THING WE CREATED.His short stories... Read More →

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Heather Romanowski

Co-Founder, Book Realm Revisions, LLC
Editor. 📝 Bookdragon. 📚 Gaming enthusiast & RPG player. 🎲🎮🧩👾She/her.Heather has been writing and editing for the past decade and co-founded Book Realm Revisions in 2017. She has worked with fiction and nonfiction independent authors since then. Her most recent work... Read More →
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Todd Keisling

Author, Graphic Designer, Precipice Books / Dullington Design Co.
TODD KEISLING is a writer and designer of the horrific and strange. His books include Scanlines, The Final Reconciliation, The Monochrome Trilogy, and Devil's Creek, a 2020 Bram Stoker Award finalist for Superior Achievement in a Novel. A pair of his earlier works were recipients... Read More →
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Richard Dansky

Franchise Narrative Director, Crytek
I am a twenty-plus year veteran of the video game industry, and have extensive experience in tabletop RPGs as well. I've published eight novels and one short story collection (soon to be two), as well as short fiction, book reviews, and academic papers in the dim and distant past... Read More →

Friday June 16, 2023 9:00am - 9:50am EDT