Lyst Symposium June 9th, 2017

Lyst Summit 2017 is bringing together lovely & inspiring speakers from all over the world.

The Symposium programme is packed with carefully chosen talks! And in the afternoon, we will have an interactive session all surrounding Romance, Love and sex in games.


Date: June 9th, 2017

Overall Programme

Friday 9:30-16:00
Symposium day
(See below)
Friday 16:00-18:00
Interactivity session
Game Jam Starts
Main Game Jam
Various activities during the game jam
Sunday 16h:
Game Jam Ends
Sunday Evening:
Presentation of games and party

Symposium Programme

9.00 – Registration opens

9.45 – Welcome by the Organizers and Richard Lemarchand

10:00 – 10:30
Miguel Sicart

Queering the Controller

10:30 – 11:00
Menno Deen

VilDu?! how small things can have a big impact

11:00 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:00
Matthew Baume

Playing with Pride

12:00 – 12:30
Jordan Erica Webber

The Rules of Romance

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:30
Bobbi A Sand

Explicit Power Dynamics – BDSM in games

13:30 – 14:00
Maya Magnat

Interfacing Intimacy

14:00 – 14:15 Break

14:15 – 15:00
Brie Code

Love Drugs

15:00-15:30 break

15:30 – 16:00
Thomas Ryder

Punks ‘n Perverts – Love and Fashion in Beat ‘Em Up Games

16:00 – 16:30 Wrap-up and Interactivity Session intro

Interactivity Session 16:30 - 19:00


Three sides to it – at least  (90 min)
Hartmut Koenitz



Get your rocks on
Copenhagen Game Collective

Tenuous analogy for maintaining a relationship
Lena Mech

Smooch Station

more games announced soon



Lovely (and cheap) cocktails

Bondy the boat owner gives a tour of the engine room

More to come