Deadline for the Games for Change Awards is March 23rd – Submit Now

2nd Annual Games for Change Award WinnersDo you have what it takes to be Game of the Year? The submission process has just opened for the 3rd Annual Games for Change Awards. Of note for this year… new categories! 2012 Award Categories include: Most Significant Impact Most Innovative Game Best Gameplay Knight News Game and…… Read more »

Introducing Emily Treat, our new Senior Game Producer

Last week, we had the pleasure of welcoming Emily Treat as the latest addition to the Games for Change New York City staff. She joins us as our new Senior Game Producer. To give everyone a sense of her background, her experiences, and what she hopes to bring to the table, we thought it would… Read more »

How to use Kickstarter to crowdfund your game

By Julie Coniglio A character from “Socks Inc.”Crowdfunding is a great option for games for good – especially for causes that already have communities attached to them. With supporters and end-users funding your game project, you don’t have a publisher or investor vetting your ideas. Essentially, online crowdfunding platforms are vehicles to create change from the… Read more »

To Understand the Nuances of Race, First Get Frustrated

By Josh Spiro Two groups of people take a standardized test. One group gets asked to fill out their race before the exam, the other doesn’t. This simple question produces a phenomenon called “Stereotype Threat”, which makes people, particularly people of color, subconsciously anxious that they might prove a stereotype true, and drastically reduces their… Read more »