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User-Generated Content and Generating Contented Users

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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User-Generated Content and Generating Contented Users

Tweet We at Frisky Mongoose like to play a lot of location-based games; it’s kind of our thing. There have been a lot of them over the years, as designers and developers have tried to gamify locations, or localize games, or whichever approach they feel like taking. While there are some notable exceptions, of course, [...]

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Game Designers Target Child Obesity

Sunday, May 23, 2010

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Game Designers Target Child Obesity

Tweet Video games are largely one of a myriad of entertainment devices that individuals point to as causes for obesity. However, some game designers are banding together to use the power of video games as entertainment to teach children better nutritional habits. Game designers traveled to George Mason University to partake in a U.S. Department [...]

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Looking For Group: Applying MMO Techniques to Learning and Business

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Looking For Group: Applying MMO Techniques to Learning and Business

Tweet Players of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games have long known that working cooperatively and competitively within the game space has improved not only their leet gaming skillz but also real life abilities, including leadership, communication skills, creative thinking and adaptability. Lee Sheldon, assistant professor in the Department of Telecommunications at Indiana University, has taken [...]

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