Humane Games are: games for education, games for health, and games for change. They can work either through the play or through the making. This tumblr celebrates Humane Games, and reflective and critical play.
This is a UX/UI exploration of virtual platforms and environments that have engendered loyalty and passion. I keep thinking of Koster’s Theory of Fun as I scan this text. I will have to read them closely against each other to see if my intuition has sense to it.
Call for Games: Edugaming 2014
Do you have a video game or board game that effectively teaches a concept?
submission deadline April 30, 2014
We are looking for the submission of games that are playable. They will be featured at the Edugaming Conference where the attendees will get the opportunity to play the games. Your game does not need to be complete, but must be playable. All types of games are welcome.
We are looking for games created by:
University and College Students
Professional Game Designers
Please Email (email@example.com) the:
The title of the game
The name, address, phone numbers, and email address of each person who will present
A summary of the game and the educational concept it covers
A synopsis of no more than 100 words that will be suitable for inclusion in the program and on the website
Either a short video or photos of the game for inclusion in our program and website
Pixar filmmaker Andrew Stanton in an altogether fantastic episode of NPR’s TED Radio Hour exploring what makes a great story.
Complement with more secrets of storytelling from Vladimir Nabokov, Kurt Vonnegut and Neil Gaiman, then see the neurochemistry of storytelling and the dramatic art.
Well-organized absence of information
“Unless, you’re one of those rare mutant virtuosos of raw force, you’ll find that competitive tennis, like money pool, requires geometric thinking, the ability to calculate not merely your own angles but the angles of response to your angles.”-David Foster Wallace from Derivative Sport in Tornado Alley 1990 (substitute tennis for comics and it still makes sense)