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The NYU Game Center Welcomes New Faculty Member Matt Parker …

Matt Parker is a game designer and new media artist. His work has been displayed at the American … His game Lucid was a finalist in Android's Developer Challenge 2 and his project Lumarca won the “Create the Future” prize at New York Maker Faire 2010. He created the game Recurse for the … Best: A Series on Feminist Game Design Practices. Gaming + Ethiopian Teens = Stronger Together Researcher Jessica Hammer on Designing Games to Strengthen the Social Lives of .

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Casual Games – Designing for Success | Convivial Coding

Today I want to talk about what makes Mobile/Casual games different, and some points you should keep in mind when designing games for mobile platforms. … Casual Game != Hard Core Gamer. Obvious right? Casual Gamers play in short 2- 10 minutes bursts, they like social experiences, many of them are women, yadda yadda. However, often or more like – usually, the people who *MAKE* casual games *ARE* hardcore gamers, *ARE* mostly male, and *HATE*

Place of Social Media » Engagement Games

I am interested in how games can be used to extend learning into deliberate actions take by players. In fact, at the Engagement Game Lab, we are designing games that seek to push the limits between play and civic action,

MacArthur Foundation Grant Helps Melissa Gilliam Change the …

The grant will help support the creation of the Design Lab for Game Changer Chicago (GCC), Ci3′s signature initiative to investigate how playing and designing games can promote the social and emotional well-being of …

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Ci3's Game Changer Chicago earns MacArthur Foundation funding …

The grant will help support the creation of the Design Lab for Game Changer Chicago (GCC), Ci3's signature initiative to investigate how playing and designing games can promote the social and emotional well-being of youth …

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Ci3's Game Changer Chicago earns MacArthur Foundation funding …

Personal Best: A Series on Feminist Game Design Practices

Researcher Jessica Hammer on Designing Games to Strengthen the Social Lives of Girls. Personal Best is a new event series presented by NYU Game Center which showcases the best practices of contemporary women …

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Game designer crosses over from making Halo games – VentureBeat

Now he's leading teams that create social games like Ruby Blast. Veevaert says now that he's had a taste for designing games as a service, with daily updates and analytic feedback, there's no going back. He has kissed the …

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Spotlight on Giordano Contestabile, PopCap Games | Casual Connect

Most recently, Bejeweled Blitz has introduced competitive social mechanics to Bejeweled, and that has been a big hit with our players, even bringing in a younger audience compared to our traditional fan base. Can you tell us about … The rise of connected platforms and of the freemium model have strongly influenced game design , highlighting the importance of designing games that aren't just able to attract players, but to retain them and monetize them. Additionally …

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Zynga Launches Its First Arcade Game: Bubble Safari

He began designing games for tangible machines in arcades, then worked on developing games for consoles and finally online arcade games . He said arcade games are perfect for the casual and social gaming space.

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Zynga Launches Its First Arcade Game: Bubble Safari

Freemium Game Dev Addmired Rebrands As Machine Zone, Lands …

Leydon attributes this staying power to their specific approach to designing games, which, oddly enough, emphasizes crafting a engaging social environment ahead of actual game design . “Video games are terrible at …

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