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Games Jam: Liz Cable, Stella Wisdom and Ann Jones in conversation

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24 Apr 2021 1pm

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As part of Leeds Libraries BBC Novels programming, join us for a panel discussion on making games with Liz Cable, Ann Jones & Stella Wisdom.

Stella Wisdom is Digital Curator for Contemporary British Collections at the British Library, with research interests in digital publishing, transmedia storytelling and emerging formats, including narrative games, interactive fiction and web comics. She promotes creative innovation and partnerships, and has collaborated widely with the AdventureX convention, the National Videogame Museum, International Games Week in Libraries, and on research projects with University College London’s Institute of Education and Lancaster University’s Litcraft initiative, which builds literary worlds in Minecraft.

Ann Jones runs Cards or Die board gaming. Passionate about bringing people together with board games, Ann brings and teaches board games at weddings, festivals, parties, corporate events and training. She creates bespoke board games for training. As part of her work in proofreading and editing services she created The Board Games Tool Kit. 

Liz Cable is a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Trinity University in Digital, Social & Experiential Marketing. Research interests include: escape games, alternative and augmented reality games, games for learning, social media, she is co-author of Unlocking the Potential of Puzzle Based Learning.

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This event is open to all but may be of particular interest to those working within a culture and learning setting or those wanting to submit games to the Games Jam.



You can also join us for a two day jam that will aim to introduce the joys of storytelling and reading by creating games inspired by the BBC’s 100 Novels That Shaped Our World. Create video games, board games, escape games, card games – anything you want!

The Leeds Libraries BBC Novels programme is made possible thanks to Libraries Connected, Arts Council England and BBC Arts funding


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