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Dr Esther MacCallum-Stewart
Research Fellow at the Digital Cultures Research Centre
Dr Esther MacCallum-Stewart is a Research Fellow at the Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE. Her work examines narratives within games, and the ways players respond to these, and she has also written widely on sex, sexuality and love in games. She is currently working with Reach Robotics to understand the ways in which players respond to robot toys, and how this can be used to inform the development process. In another life she organises conventions for gamers and science fiction fans.
Dr Esther's Sessions
Wednesday Workshop: Wear and Tear
With the futuristic vision of connected toys and wearable technology now becoming a reality, what does that mean for tomorrow's media producers? In this workshop we explore how 3D printing could change how we model kids' characters in the future and distribute toys as kits of parts; how games are…