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 call on Kickstarter attracted 593 backers and raised $64,965 (well beyond its $2,000 goal). Since Jane McGonigal’s TED talk in February, anticipation for the idea… Read more »

Announcing the Games for Change Advisory Board 2010

We’re pleased to share with you the 20 individuals on our new and expanded Advisory Board. In developing a plan for the Advisory Board and its structure, we hoped to broaden the voices formally serving as the sounding board for Games for Change, in the development of new programs and services for the community. We’ve… Read more »

Susana Ruiz interviews about IndieCade 2010

  Last week, Susana Ruiz, creator of Darfur is Dying and co-founder of Take Action Games, attended Indiecade 2010.  Being an indie game designer and a new addition to the Games for Change advisory board, we wanted to get her opinion on the independent gaming scene, and The Cat and the Coup, winner of the… Read more »

The Cat and the Coup creators interview

  Last weekend was Indiecade 2010. It’s an annual and international festival that aims to promote and celebrate independently developed video games. The highlight of the event is their award ceremony where a group of finalists are chosen in multiple categories. This year’s winners were incredible as always, you can view the full list here…. Read more »

Calling all innovative game makers

Games for Change has an opportunity that we want to share with you. It’s to develop a social game around the transmedia project Half the Sky, which is based on the non-fiction best-seller by Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. G4C is producing the game component and we are seeking a world-class game… Read more »