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Gaming the Budget

A couple of new serious games related to government budgets have popped onto my radar screen recently. The first is Budget Hero from American Public Media, which sets its sites on the U.S. budget. “If

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Ruby’s Bequest – Future of Caring in the U.S.

“Don’t search for Deepwell on any map: you won’t find it. The town, its residents and Ruby’s unusual bequest are all part of a unique immersive experience in which thousands of people will help

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Serious Games Round-Up

While I was taking a bit of time off for the holidays, the gaming world did not sleep. Here are a number of highlights from the last month, including some new games. Gaming Trends & Research Advertising

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5 Games Against Poverty and Hunger

The following five free serious games are selected from among the various serious games I have written about here before on Mission to Learn. I offer them up as part of Blog Action Day, which this

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Heifer to Launch Serious Game

Heifer Village Nepal Start Sceen In an article I wrote recently for WE magazine, Play for Change, I used one of my favorite nonprofits, Heifer International, to help illustrate how serious games might

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British Red Cross Launches Alternate Reality Game

The British Red Cross has launched Traces of Hope, an online alternate reality game (ARG) situated in the midst of the Uganda civil war. The game, according to the Red Cross press release, “combines

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New Serious Games – Serious Games News

A couple of new serious games popped on my radar screen today. The first, Soba, is a massively multi-player game (MMG) focused on neighborhoods in New York City.  It was developed by Tiltfactor, a maker

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Hurricane Katrina Serious Game

As Gustav was threatening to bring a second round of hurricane disaster to New Orleans, Global Kids released a new, Web-based serious game: Hurricane Katrina – Tempest in Crescent City. The game

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