Emotions as entertainment

Empathizing with other people is important, but it doesn’t need to be serious. As often as we are connecting with one another to comfort, help, or understand one another, we also connect with each other for fun and entertainment! Player Turil Cronburg envisions a world where emotions are something playful:

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Wordplay aside, it is easy to imagine using the FeelThat network to play games with one another, with a touchy-feely twist. Back in 2016, games like Throw Trucks With Your Mind were already exploring the idea of controlling games with emotion.

The arts were always a way that we shared emotional experiences through entertainment. What about experiencing a movie, play, or even museum with emotional sharing, how does this alter the experience?

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In 2026, the new frontiers of entertainment are wide open, and the possibilities to share new experiences are endless!