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Be the Video Game Developer: Encouraging Girls to Create Games

You might have a compelling game design program when kids respond like this: “I can make my dream a reality for other kids,” said Junior Girl Scout Amritha, after passionately explaining … Read more

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Games for Change Presents: A Game Design Contest to Win $35,000!

In Games for Change’s first-ever public design competition, we will award a prize of  $35,000 to create a prototype of a safe sex awareness game. The game will developed for … Read more

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Half the Sky Game: What Went Right and What Went Wrong? (Part 1)

Since its debut a little more than a month ago on March 4, the Half the Sky game has seen 500,000 players (!), who in total have contributed more than … Read more

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“9 Minutes” Mobile Game Evaluation Demonstrates Positive Change for Pregnant Women

We’re excited to share the positive results of a recent evaluation of the mobile phone game, 9 Minutes, that was produced as part of the “Half the Sky Movement”. The … Read more

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Lessons for “games for change” creators and funders

For the first time at the Games for Change Festival, we introduced an opportunity for producers and designers of games in development to get live feedback from experts on the main stage. … Read more

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#G4C2011 blog round up

The 8th Annual Games for Change Festival is now over! During the Festival, it was impressive how active the #G4C2011 twitter feed was and now that we have time to catch … Read more

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3 educational, game making tools

Historically, computer mastery was only in the realm of those interested and dedicated enough to learn how to use these complex machines. As technology progressed and became cheaper and more … Read more

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Games for Change on Mashable.com

Mashable.com is one of the leading sites on the Internet when it comes to new media coverage and advice on social media best practices. Mashable covers topics from technology, business … Read more

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Introducing The Games for Change Meetup Everywhere Toolkit version 2.0 (updated 08/02/11)

Since the launch of the Meetup Everywhere website in late September of 2010, we’ve seen successful Games for Change Meetups initiated in 14 countries, including: Austria, Canada, The UK, Hungary, … Read more

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Gameful: A Secret Headquarters for Worldchangers

  A not so secret secret has been afoot.  Gameful is a “Secret Headquarters” for people playing and creating games to make us better and change the world.  Its fundraising … Read more

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