Regular rates on festival passes expire tonight
This is your last chance to pick up passes for the Games for Change Festival before regular ticket pricing ends tonight at 11:59 p.m. EST. Buy a ticket and gain access to the special sessions below. Hurry, spots are limited!
Meet the Funder: Marc Ruppel (NEH) 6 Spots
Meet the Funder: David Miller (NIH) 7 Spots
Meet the Funder: Lakita Edwards (NEA) 5 Spots
Meet the Funder: Edward Metz (US Dept. of Ed./SBIR) 6 Spots
Meet the Funder: Jax Deluca (NEA) 5 Spots
Meet the Funder: Philip Loew (NYCRIN) 7 … Read the rest
Less than 48 hours left!
Time is running out to get passes for the #G4C18 Festival and #XR4C Summit before prices go up.
Late ticket pricing for the Games for Change Festival begins on Wednesday, June 14th. Don’t forget: special rates still apply for students, educators, indie developers and non-profits. Buy your tickets for the #G4C18 Festival and save big bucks!
Get Inspired by Great Speakers and Mentors at #G4C18
The presenters at #G4C18 are not only leaders in the field of games for good — they are also captivating, accomplished speakers. Check out the sample clips below to watch a few of this year’s speakers in action, and join us at the Festival to get inspired:
Nadine Hachach-Haram: Augmented Reality & Healthcare — A New Frontier
Rajesh Anandan: Empowering Tech Crazed Kids to Save Lives
Angel Rich: Ending Poverty Wisely Through Games
Adam Bellow: Thinking Inside the Box: The Changing Landscape of Learning
Zoran Popović: Mozak: Turning the World into… Read the rest
Announcing G4C Awards Nominees
Games for Change is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Games for Change Awards! Attend the Games for Change Festival to play these games and find out who will be the winner in each category at the annual G4C awards ceremony.
All nominees are considered for the Awards’ top honor, Game of the Year, which is awarded to the nominee that best exemplifies all categories.
G4C would like to send a big shout-out to everyone who submitted their games and to our jury of leaders from the video game community, social impact sector, new … Read the rest
To this day, Space Invaders is one of my all-time favourite games. Born the same year as me (1978), it is a classic in every sense of the word.
What I love is the simplicity, There is no heavy backstory, there is no complicated power-up system, no fancy boss battles or in-game purchases!
The instructions whole scene was set in one line of the four lines of instructions.
Game ends when players “Laser Bases” are all hit by invaders missiles or when invaders overun the base.
Simple as that! In one line of text, you know everything you … Read the rest
Innovation Simulation: Breaking News, a ‘Serious Game’ from Harvard Business Publishingabout managing innovation, has won gold honors in the 2018 International Serious Play Awards competition in Education Corporate category.