Ages 13+

Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game? Frustration & Gaming

"I swear I pushed the jump button at the right time! #&$%#@!!!" - find yourself feeling stuck? Join a panel of psychologists and game designers as they discuss the role of frustration in game play. They’ll discuss how you can transform your irritation into empowerment, unlocking your ability to face that inevitable OP challenge through personal growth.


Dr. Rachel Kowert [Research Director, Take This], Mike Ducarme [Word Wizard & Coder, Berzerk Studio], Dr. B [Clinical Director, Take This], Julia Stamman [Counselor, Counseling South Austin], Dr. Jared Kilmer [Psychologist, Game to Grow]