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How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom …

There are many games like The Republia Times, and they belong to a category that's often called “ Social Impact Games.” These are games designed as simulations of real life situations. The mechanics of the game are

Social Gaming Meets Digital Literacy at JobScout

Through an online platform designed to get people back to work, JobScout uses social game design to engage users in self-paced, online activities that focus on Internet skills applied in a real life context. Through a merit …

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Social Gaming Meets Digital Literacy at JobScout

GeoSocials is a hyper-local,real life social networking game …

GeoSocials is a hyper-local, real life social networking game that lets you play, win and socialize all at the same time, unlock real and virtual goodies.

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GeoSocials is a hyper-local,real life social networking game …

Raph's Website » Speaking at #gdc11: Social Mechanics, again

Some of these have been proven to work in other genres such as MMOs and are beginning to filter into the social games market; others are easily visible and quite familiar in real life, but have yet to be seen in the design of social …

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[GBR] Mobile Games Forum 2011 – Trends in Mobile Gaming

Location-based services add an extra layer to the social mix by either offering a more targeted experience or by connecting people that share real life locations, thereby being the next logical step in social game design . …

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Flip Flap Wax – Looking into video games marketing, advertising …

Jame McGonigal makes the case (in her TED Talk in 2010) that games inspire people the way real life does not, by providing a mixture of urgency, optimism, productivity, social connection and meaningfulness. … No matter what your perspective (marketer, advertiser, brander, drug addict), applying the golden rules of game design can help create better campaigns, programs and initiatives. After all, “Engagement” only becomes a marketing objective if you don’t know how to …

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Flip Flap Wax – Looking into video games marketing, advertising …

Create Young Entrepreneurs With Social Gaming | Triple Pundit …

Three core aspects of Zindagi’s design are the use of real money, incorporation of social gaming elements like points and incentives for meeting goals, and leveraging real life exercises. The game , which is still in development, …

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