Name, first nameStefan SchmidlinYear of birth1978UniversityZHDKField of Interest / research fieldInteraction / Game / Media DesignTitle of projectInteractAbstractIn my project 'Interact' I am exploring ways to place player interactions in the center of the game experience. Screen-based games traditionally are solitary experiences. Even in single-screen multiplayer games, players rarely interact directly between themselves, but only via the screen. I am exploring the field of so called 'forbidden games': their game rules provide an excuse for players to engage in normally taboo behaviour with the excuse of it being 'just a game'. An example of such a gamTutorsMela Kocher, René Bauer