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Game scholar turned virtual pilot Sebastian Möring took his guest Ida Kathrine Hammeleff Jørgensen to the skies in Microsoft Flight Simulator. Throughout their flight from Berlin to Copenhagen, the two researchers discussed realism and abstraction, models, simulation, and representation in games and game research. This Screen Walk marks the first episode of Möring’s new series “A Lift Home – Talking Game Research at 36.000 ft Above Sea Level”.
Ida Kathrine Hammeleff Jørgensen is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Southern Denmark. Her research interests revolve around games as media, realism and abstraction in games, representational conventions and the representation of gender in games. Ida holds a PhD in game studies from the IT University of Copenhagen where she developed a theory for analysing games as models building on intermedial theory.
Sebastian Möring is an assistant professor in European Media Studies (a joint study program of the University of Potsdam and the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Germany) and head coordinator of the DIGAREC (Digital Games Research Center of the University of Potsdam). His research focuses on the philosophy and aesthetics of computer games, in-game photography, green game studies, and games in educational contexts.