Yolo County Library

Elsa’s Brew (Virtual Reality Game) Developer Talk

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February 18, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library
315 E 14th St
Davis, CA 95616

Want to be a game designer? Don’t miss this rare opportunity to talk with actual creators of video games.

Designers from Carrot House, Inc will talk about the making of their recent historically inspired virtual reality (VR) game Elsa’s Brew—a game that explores the history of medieval women healers who were persecuted as witches.

Get insight on unique development challenges of VR games and how to create games using Unreal Engine software.

The game explores the marginalized medical and magical history of medieval women healers who were persecuted as witches. Players are are challenged to collect herbs for a healing herbal potion by moonlight. The game is historically inspired by the life of an accused Austrian witch, Elsa Plainacher. Players visit a village where she once lived. The game is for players 12 and up. For more information, www.carrothouses.com

No reservation required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Davis Public Library & Davis Makerspace. You may request reasonable accommodations 5 days in advance by calling (530)666-8005. Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/yolocountylibrary.org.

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