Author Archives: Laura H.

PIGSquad and Intel Buzz Workshop for Game Developers

I’ll be on a panel with the inimitable Jessica Outlaw, Paul Reynolds, and Cristiano Ferreira this Saturday, August 19, talking about human behavior in VR and real-world spaces.

It’s gonna be a great day of talks, followed by a PDX indie game showcase at the end of the night. And the best part is, it all benefits the local non-profit Portland Indie Game Squad.

Get your tickets here and RSVP to the Facebook invite, and I’ll see you on Saturday.

Lady Delaney’s Letters from Dead People

Last year, I signed up for an intriguing murder-mystery-by-mail from the New Orleans-based Lady Delaney, writer and miniaturist. So when she recently announced a new by-mail subscription service, “Letters From Dead People”, I bought a subscription immediately. Continue reading

Ephemera-Based Storytelling at Now Play This Games Exhibition in London

(Photographer: Ben Peter Catchpole)

In April, I had the privilege of creating a newly-commissioned art/play piece, “The Silence in Room 1258” for Now Play This, a games festival in London. Situated in an antique desk, the game is a self-paced examination of ephemera from a 1930s Hollywood hotel after a paranormal incident. Continue reading