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Ziba Scott (Optimist, Popcannibal)
Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!
Vault Recording: TBD
Audience Level: All
Word on the street is that the internet is full of jerks. So what do you do if you want to make a game where real people talk to each other about extremely sensitive topics?
"Kind Words" is an experiment in player trust and control. Learn how a small team crafted gameplay and moderated half a million pieces of player writing to balance community with anonymity.
Also, lies. They used a few lies.
Attendees will get an understanding of the design, underbelly and outcome of a system intended to safely facilitate intimate conversations in a public setting.
Game designers and community managers interested in encouraging civility.