Yesterday I went to the event by Asia-Art-Activism at the esea contemporary, a game called Docks and Seamen. The game is based on their archival research and interviews of the Chinese community in Pitt Street in Liverpool. I'm interested in the topic anyway, but having the game experience was much more emotionally engaging than I expected. The game presented factual information, much like a book, but our reactions were more than reading a book would produce. Was it the group interaction, or a quality of game play?