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Saturday, May 26 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Exoplanets as Seen Through Video Games

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Exploring the worlds beyond Earth remains one of the primary objectives of science. Thus, science fiction has always taken up the challenge of imagining what these worlds might be like. But through the medium of video games, whole new opportunities arise. Gone is the necessity of Earth-like worlds. Indeed, the more alien and bizarre the world, the better. Join this discussion of Metroid, Xardion, Gradius, and many others across gaming’s history to see just what types of worlds might await us among the stars.

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Robert Aldrich

Robert V. Aldrich is a novelist and writer based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. He writes mostly sci-fi/fantasy, and draws inspiration from anime, video games, comics, lucha libre, and even opera (no really, it’s true). Robert has three books published through Caffeine & Ink Books... Read More →

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Saturday May 26, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
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