Monthly Archives: October 2010

Game for Change

  Resources: These resources, created by Games for Change and others, help us to define and build the field of social issue games and to share our community’s best practices   http://gamesforchange.org/toolkitflash/   -Anuja

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Jesse Schell: When games invade real life | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Games are invading the real world — and the runaway popularity of Farmville and Guitar Hero is just the beginning, says Jesse Schell. At the DICE Summit, he makes a startling prediction: a future where 1-ups and experience … Continue reading

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How Influential are Video Games?

“One study reveals that young men who are habitually aggressive may be especially vulnerable to the aggression-enhancing effects of repeated exposure to violent games,” said psychologists Craig A. Anderson, Ph.D., and Karen E. Dill, Ph.D. “The other study reveals that … Continue reading

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Project Gymkhana

Project_Gymkhana This is the project aimed towards motivating folks to work-out in the gym. We plan to incorporate this into an i-phone application.

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Outstanding Gaming Graphics : F1 2010

Amazed by the realism of the game. Even the marks and wear and tear of the tire is visible. Amazing physics simulations in rain conditions. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPWdCvFK69s

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Top 10 First Person Shootout Multiplayer Maps

I always love to play First Person Shoot out (FPS) games like Counter Strike. It’s so much fun in a multi-player environment. The most critical element in this setting is the terrain map. This is a great article on one … Continue reading

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Progress Report

Team Members: Daphne Larose & Aaron Coffman Progress Report

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Interesting philosophical games

Hazard: The Journey of Life   and Portal     Aaron and I found these games to be really cool and are using them as inspiration for our own game.  

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HTML5 could be Gaming’s game-changer

Zynga’s recent acquisition of HTML5 game engine developer Dextrose AG could be viewed, on the surface, as just another purchase in a slew of buys they’ve made this year. In fact, it’s a clear statement that HTML5 is the future … Continue reading

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Innovative iPad games That use iPhone as Controller

Everyone must have played racing game on mobile phone. PadRcaer (racing game for ipad) allows you to use iphone or itouch as steering wheel. PadRacer is an old school, top-view racing game that can link up with not one, not … Continue reading

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