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Monday on Lake Effect: Cultural Gameplay, Games to Gift, 'Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee' Exhibit

Monday on Lake Effect

A look at Wisconsin’s deep ties to role-playing games, and what gameplay says about our culture. Then, games expert Jim Lowder talks about the diverse world of gaming in our 10th annual "Games to Gift" segment. Plus, how a book on the Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee inspired a new exhibit at MSOE’s Grohmann Museum.


  • Thomas Malaby, anthropology professor, UW-Milwaukee
  • James Lowder, gaming expert
  • Thomas Fehring and James Kieselburg, co-curators, "Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee" exhibit at the Grohmann Museum