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Strong Gaming Communities: Text vs. Speech

Type Panelinteractive panel
Venue: Austin Convention Ctr (Room 16AB)
About: This panel brings together academics and game designers to fight out the future of the MMO interface. Should text continue to be the default way that people communicate in virtual worlds? Is the spoken word more natural and more laden with emotional cues, or more destructive of the magic circle?

Speaker Info: Matthew Bellows (VP Consumer Svcs, Vivox Inc), Amy Jo Kim (shufflebrain.com), Joe Miller (VP, Platform/Tech Dev, Linden Research Inc), Dmitri Williams (USC), Richard Vogel (Co-Studio Dir, Bioware)
URL http://sxsw.com/interactive/talks/schedule/?action=show&id=IAP0900051
Tags interactive panel




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