Cyprus : Orwell

The game Orwell, produced by Osmotic Studio in 2016, is the first of three games that will be played live during the series of events "Games and Politics". Experts from Cyprus and Germany will comment the playthrough and answer audience questions.

The video game Orwell: Keeping an Eye on You by Osmotic Studios throws the player into a world where surveillance is part of everyday life. In the fictional state "The Nation", which is led by the dictatorial regime called “The Party”, citizens are spied on by the surveillance system “Orwell". Through this surveillance system, so-called “Investigators” and their "Advisors" filter and evaluate the communication of suspected persons. The particular twist: The Investigators sit outside of “The Nation”, as spies recruited abroad. The player takes on the role of an investigator who should analyze the data of suspects after a terror attack. In the process the player is never fully aware of all the incidents, but is dependent on the information and instructions given by the advisor. Quickly the question arises: who is spying on whom.

Moderator: Frixos Masouras
Gamer: Constantinos Psillides
Speaker DE: Daniel Marx, Osmotic Studios (developers of Orwell)
Speaker CY: Dinos Pastos, Internet Security Expert


Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Time: 19:30 - 21:00


21 Markou Drakou
Nicosia, Nicosia 1102, Cyprus
Phone: 22674608


Free admission


Goethe-Institut Zypern
Phone: 22674606

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