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Love and Sex In Games: A Rousing Roundtable (Presented by the IGDA)

Michelle Clough  (Game Writer & Narrative Designer, Talespinners)

Monica Fan  (Associate Game Designer, Schell Games)

Location: Virtual GDC Platform

Date: Thursday, March 24

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Viewing Experience: Virtual

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

The IGDA Romance and Sexuality SIG hosts their annual roundtable on all things romantic, sexy, and sexual in video games! Look back on the past year of love and lust in games and be part of the discussion on where things go from here - from current design practices and pitfalls to ways that we can work towards even better romances and even steamier sex! Join like-minded developers and fellow fans of romance and sex in games at our rousing roundtable and be part of the conversation!


Attendees will take away a better understanding of current and future trends regarding romantic and sexual content in games, including discussions on design, inclusivity, and market. Attendees will also connect with a community of like-minded developers and critics.

Intended Audience

Game developers of all disciplines working on romantic and sexual content in games (or considering doing so!), as well as anyone interested in the current state and future potential of love and sex in games.