Games and Politics - Walkabout
Presented by: Gonzalo Frasca
Design of Political/Learning Games: Gonzalo Frasca designed the game Madrid, which is featured in the exhibition. Frasca is a video game designer and theoretician. He created the news game Madrid as a direct reaction to the devastating train attacks in Spain on 11 March 2004.
Frasca is a member of Newsgaming.com, a group of independent artists and developers based in Uruguay. In addition to developing and playing games, Frasca is also a videogame researcher and the editor of Ludology.org, an academic online resource for video game studies. He currently runs Powerful Robot, a game studio.