Our longest ever post title (unverified) is probably also our most descriptive!
Following are all videos (five in a playlist) of the presentation and panel discussion (held at the Alexander Library) we ran with ScreenWest:
The first video is a brief presentation we gave on games. The basic premise was something along the lines of:
Interactive Media + Mechanics = Gameplay
Obviously the talk was a little more involved. The purpose was to encourage people who work in any form of media to consider game mechanics as ways to enhance audience investment and engagement, and to get local game developers to consider various media aspects (story, themes) that complement mechanics and enhance gameplay.
Chiefly, we wanted to ensure that attendees all had a shared basic knowledge of games so that they could all maximally benefit from the panel discussion and networking event. (Based on turnout and subsequent feedback, it went quick well!)
Here are some photos from the following networking event (held across the road at the Brass Monkey):
Special thanks to Richard and Ben for producing these videos and photos.