Lies and Seductions

  • Petri Lankoski
  • Tommi Horttana
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5334)


Lies and Seductions is a computer game in which a player controls Abby, a character on a wager to seduce a rock star who has promised to stay a virgin until marriage. The game is loosely based on the story of Les Liaisons dangereuses(Dangerous Liaisons). The game is a design experiment exploring how to use social relations, seduction, and tragedy as meaningful gameplay content.


Computer game social interaction seduction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petri Lankoski
    • 1
  • Tommi Horttana
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Art and Design HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Helsinki University of TechnologyTKKFinland

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