Hear an entertaining and visual account of Ian Livingstone’s journey as an entrepreneur in the 1970s while he co-founded Games Workshop and launched Dungeons & Dragons. He will talk about his multi-million selling interactive gamebooks, Fighting Fantasy, and the increasing use of interactive narrative in media today. From analogue to digital, he will give a brief history of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and computer games past, present and future.
This part of the talk will cover how ‘digital’ has transformed consumer habits and business models, expanding video games from a niche market to a $120 billion global entertainment industry referencing the cultural, social, economic and educational context of games.
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Ian Livingstone CBE
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