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Positive Impact and Game Evangelism

I am interested in helping promote a long term, large-scale evolution of game design with a focus on content that encourages critical thinking, diversity, creativity, and much more. Drawing initially from great games of the past and present, I believe that we can influence present and future game designers, as well as future game consumers, to recognize that great content can create positive individual and social change. ...more »

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Building from existing games

Courage

Courage is a persistent, distributable Collaborative Production Game focused on drawing yourself into real world challenges involving collaboration, production and personal goals. On the surface Courage explores our understanding of courage and culture. The game’s (optional) Scottish theme could be mistaken for a narrow nationalism. However, the gameplay is not about nationalism - it sets out to promote appreciation ...more »

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Exercise Reason

So much human misery results from distorted decision-making. Bad purchases. Bad career moves. Bad surgeries. Bad wars. And of course, bad science.

 

In an immersive and plot-driven adventure game, players can learn to recognize cognitive biases and to avoid the dangerous traps that biases present. This promises to improve the quality of decisions the players later make in the real world.

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