Background information about basic topics associated with Games for Change

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Thoughts on Designing for Change

April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

From an economic perspective, fictional digital games have successfully outperformed their linear counterparts in film (Combs 2011) but still, in the public eye, games are only half-way through the process of becoming a legitimate and...

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Impact Games – Focus UK

July 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

Hello Europe! This is the UK calling. Sadly this isn’t the Eurovision Song contest and I’m not wearing a shiny sequined cocktail dress. I can dream though. Actually, it’s just Tuesday afternoon and I’m drinking...

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Show your players the truth…

April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

A video by Ubisoft Creative Director Jason Vandenberghe who shares his thoughts on creating games for real-world impact on the occasion of the kickoff of the 2013 Games for Challenge for students. Bio (source Mobygames) Jason Vandenberghe is...

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From Serious Games to Games for Impact

April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

While the literal meaning of the term “serious games” has been disliked by a lot of game researchers and game designers for many years, it is still most commonly used when it comes to „games...

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A Newsgame from the UK (

News + Games = ♥

April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Basically the idea is pretty straight forward and it goes like this: News + Games = Newsgames. Newsgames is a name for games put to use in the context of journalism. They serve the interests...

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