Here’s a list of where I’ve been, where I’ll be, and where you can read my published work. Come and say hi and try my games! If you’re interested in being a playtester for my games, please consider joining my mailing list.
Marcotte, Jess & Kara Stone, “Questions on Queer Game Design: An interview between Jess Marcotte and Kara Stone” in Widerscreen vol 1-2, November 2019.
Marcotte, Jess (guest editor), “Queer Game Studies Special Issue: Introduction”, First Person Scholar, March 2019.
Marcotte, Jess. “Queering Control(lers) Through Reflective Game Design Practices” in Game Studies vol. 18. issue 03, eds. Bonnie Ruberg and Amanda Phillips, December 2018.
Marcotte, Jess & Rilla Khaled, “Critical Practices in Game Design” in Game Design Research: An Introduction to Theory & Practice, eds. Petri Lankoski & Jussi Holopainen, ETC Press, December 2018.
Marcotte, J. R. Games Dossier. Guest Editor. Matrix Magazine. Issue 101 (Spring 2015). Print. ISSN
0318-3610, PN 40831539. http://www.0s-1s.com/new-magazines-shelves/matrix-101
Marcotte, J. R. Graphic Narrative Dossier. Guest Editor. Matrix Magazine. Issue 97 (Winter 2013). Print.
UPCOMING EVENTS & SHOWCASES
Jess is taking some time away from events & talks to work on their health, dissertation, and QGCon 2020!
PAST EVENTS & SHOWCASES
TRACES & ACT ‘NORMAL’: ARTCADE 2019. Flop Montreal & TAG Lab. Montreal, July 26th 2019.
Talk: Marcotte, Jess (Chair), Michael Iantorno, Enric Llagostera, “Sharing Games: Proliferation, Posterity, Practice,”
Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA) June 5-7 2019
transgalactica: The Queerness and Games Conference (QGCON) 2018, September 29th-30th
rustle your leaves to me softly: Hexagram Campus Exhibit @ ARS ELECTRONICA, Linz, Austria, September 5th-11th 2018
Talk: Marcotte, Jess (Chair), Rebecca Goodine, Enric Llagostera, & Dietrich Squinkifer, “Reflective Games Panel,”
Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA) May 30th – June 1st 2018
rustle your leaves to me softly: INTERPLAY @ THEMUSEUM. Kitchener, ON. January 26th – May 13th 2018
The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter: INTERPLAY @ THEMUSEUM. Kitchener, ON. January 26th – May 13th 2018
The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter: ARTCADE 2018 (Flop Montreal), Montreal, QC, March 2nd 2018
The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter: Les Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma. Montreal, QC, February 24th 2018
The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter: Game Showcase, Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA) Conference 2017, May 31st – June 2nd 2017
Talk: Queering Game Controls, Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA) Conference 2017, May 31st – June 2nd 2017
The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter: 5a7 @ TAG Research Lab, March 23rd 2017
The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter: QGCon 2017 Arcade, University of Southern California, April 1st & 2nd 2017
The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter: MEGA Montreal, Marche Bonsecours, Montreal, November 18-19th 2017
In Tune: Come Out and Play Festival, July 8th-9th 2016
In Tune: Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA) Conference 2016, June 1st – 3rd 2016
In Tune: IndieCade East, April 29th – May 1st 2016
Tweed Couch Games: PowerPoint Karaoke – Different Games Panel, April 8th – 9th 2016
Critical Hit Montreal: GDC 2016, March 14 – 18th 2016
In Tune: Champlain College, Roundtable Discussion about Gender in Games, Games Showcase, October 29th – 31st 2015
In Tune: IndieCade Night Games, October 24th 2015
In Tune: IndieCade Showcase @ E3, June 16th – 18th 2015
In Tune: The History of Gender in Games Conference, June 27th 2015
In Tune: Canadian Game Studies Association (CGSA) Conference 2015, June 3rd – 5th 2015
In Tune: Rutgers Media Studies Conference: Extending Play, April 17th – 18th 2015
In Tune: February 22nd 2015 – In Tune – Montréal Joue: Territoires des jeux d’ici à la Grande bibliothèque
In Tune: February 21st 2015 – In Tune – Montréal Joue: Jeux indie de Montréal
In Tune: February 13th 2015 – IndieCade East 2015 Talk – Staying In Tune: The Importance of Creating a Dialogue About Consent
In Tune: In Tune @ Salon Ludique 2: Frequencies, December 4th 2014
In Tune: Mount Royal Games Society: Craft Meetup, November 19 2014
In Tune: Boob Jam Showcase, September 28th 2014