Grand Futurological Congress: Josh Sawyer (USA)

Thursday, 9th May
The University of Tartu Library conference hall

The lead designer at game studio Obsidian Entertainment, renowned for games such as “Icewind Dale,” “Neverwinter Nights 2,” “Fallout: New Vegas,” “Pillars of Eternity,” and “Pentiment,” will give a presentation about the future through the lens of his personal experiences and creations. Following this, a discussion with game writer Märten Rattasepp (Estonia) and game researcher Paweł Frelik (Poland) will delve into the literary aspects of video games and the future of literary imagination in video games. The presentation and discussion will be in English with simultaneous interpretation into Estonian.