October: Virtual Reality

We hope you’ll be able to join us for our October meeting when Ph.D. student Nathaniel Bell will be leading a discussion on Virtual Reality and Gaming.  We’re looking forward to playing some games and talking about the pleasures and pitfalls of trying to replicate the real world in games.

When: Friday, October 14th

What Time: 5pm

Where: State Hall 326

Hope to see you there!

September Meeting

Join us at 5pm on Friday, September 23rd in State Hall 326 as we figure out when we’re going to meet, what we’re going to discuss, and what we feel like playing this semester.

If you can’t make the meeting, but would like to be on the mailing list, email Dr. Chera Kee at ckee@wayne.edu.

August: Retro Summer comes to an End

We hope you’ll join us for our final installment of Retro Summer on Friday, August 19th at 5pm in State Hall 326.

For this meeting, it’s a Retro free-for-all.  Bring in your system and/or games; we’re playing whatever ends up in front of us.

We’ll also be making plans for the Fall semester–when we want to meet and the sorts of things we want to play and discuss.

Hope to see you there!

July: Retro Road Trip

Join the Video Game Scholarly Interest Group on Friday, July 22nd at 5:00pm in State Hall 326 as we continue our Retro Summer with “Retro Road Trip.”  We’ll be playing Mario Kart, Cruisin’ USA and South Park Racing on the N64.

As always, the VG SIG is open to all members of the Wayne State Community with an interest in video games and gaming culture.

Retro Summer

Join us on Friday, June 17th at 5pm as we continue Retro Summer.  We’ll be playing a variety of retro and vintage games in State Hall 326.

As always any member of the Wayne State community is welcome to attend.  No prior gaming experience necessary.  Hope to see you there!

Retro Games, part 2

Yes, the Video Game Scholarly Interest Group will be meeting over the summer, and to kick things off, we’re going back to Retro Gaming.

On Friday, May 20th at 5pm we’ll be meeting in State Hall 326 to play some Capcom arcade games of the 1980s and ’90s, the 8-bit Mega Man games for the NES, and 16-bit Sonic the Hedgehog games for the Sega Genesis.

Even if you’ve never played before, stop by!  And if you have a suggestion for other games you’d like us to play over the summer, get in touch with Dr. Kee (ckee@wayne.edu).