Moriarty, Brian J.
Streams of Nurture is a kinetic visual novel that explores the practices and socioeconomic implications of aquaculture (fish farming) and salmon industries. Supported by extensive research and an iterative development methodology, our team leveraged the Ren'Py game engine and Style Transfer software to weave a visually and narratively unique experience. The authors argue that portraying a niche topic through the gaming medium can make for an engrossing experience when dramatic storytelling and a detailed treatment of real- world issues are seamlessly blended.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Interactive Media and Game Development
Major Qualifying Project
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