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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Winners of the G4C Awards Announced

After months of deliberation, Games for Changed announced its G4C Award winners last night in four categories: Most Innovative, Best Gameplay, Most Significant Impact, and Game of the Year. Without … Read more

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News from the Games for Change Festival 2013

Games for Change awards the $35,000 prize for the Sex Etc. Game Design Competition to Kaho Abe and Ramsey Nasser for their game, Safe Sex With Friends.  The 10th Anniversary … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Eskom Energy Planner

In attempts to improve the environment, we do things like recycle and use energy-efficient lightbulbs. But what if our responsibilities in — and impact on — our cities’ environments were … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Quandary

Quandary, the latest game by the Learning Games Network, allows players to shape the future of a new society while learning how to recognize ethical issues and deal with challenging … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: The Republia Times

What if there was no such thing as freedom of the press? What would you do if your family was held hostage by a man called “The Great and Honorable … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Blindside

Awards Nominee Spotlight: Blindside

People-eating monsters have taken over the city, and it’s up to you to make it out alive. One catch: you have suddenly become totally blind. BlindSide, a Games for Change … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Jewish Time Jump

Pictured right: A photo of Rose Schneiderman (Photo credit: Library of Congress). Pictured left: The Chronometer Time Machine, mid-time jump (Illustration by Liza Singer). Get ready to put on your … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Reach for the Sun

While a plant’s life cycle may seem static and slow moving to the human eye, Reach for the Sun transforms the process of understanding how plants grow and photosynthesize into a … Read more

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Awards Nominee Spotlight: Data Dealer

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Data Dealer‘s popularity is spreading like… well, a rising social networking site or rapidly expanding data-mining company! And it’s effectiveness in raising awareness about privacy issues is why it was … Read more

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Half the Sky Game: Lessons Learned (Part 4)

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Frima Studio, developer of Half the Sky Movement: The Game Since its debut less than three months ago on March 4, the Half the Sky game has seen more than … Read more

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