Make a game against teen violence without using violence. Contest going on $7000 prize. http://stoptdv.com/2014-life-love-game-design-challenge.htm
I would like to see more games like the one created by the Canadian War Museum called Over the Top. My students loved this game and I don't know of many other like it... http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/games/overtop/index_e.shtml
"Learn to Program with Minecraft Plugins" is a new book by Andy Hunt (pragprog.com/titles/ahmine) to try and engage avid Minecraft players and teach them the very basics of Java programming.
This hits couple of very necessary points (IMHO): the game environment is already... more »
House of the Dead was a popular game that, while violent, was entertaining for people of various... more »
5139 students in grades 7-12 took part across 4 states and 200 schools to test whether the persuasive mechanics of a social impact game were effective in increasing attitude and affective learning toward the subject of homelessness. This study... more »
Based on the Wisdom of the Elders Discovering Our Story project, Survivance is shared online as a simple website with web-friendly videos to ensure... more »
The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is more important now than ever, in our world of rapid communication and instant feedback. We should develop a Web-based... more »
Use real congressional voting data to drive a role playing game where players can assume the character of any member of congress and input whether they approve of specific votes members have made. The game responds to player input by birthing lobbyists and protesters depending on their actions. Player activities adds to the congressperson's overall stats.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Sprbo7DHy98... more »
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 »