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SuperBetter – When Serious Games can Give you a Longer Life

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Serious Game Design has its superstar. If Serious Games were Pop Music, Jane McGonigal would be Madonna! If you still don’t know who Jane is, then you are a lucky one because you can watch her great TED talks for the first time! She speaks about games and how they can make a better world. She has been creating amazing ... Read More »

September 12th: a Toy World – The First Newsgame

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In 2003, Gonzalo Frasca created ‘September 12th: A Toy World’, the first Serious Game to be considered a Newsgame, this means a game with journalistic purposes. This polemical Serious Game aims to create debate around the war against terrorism. However, the game alerts: ‘This is not a game. You can’t win and you can’t lose’. Absolutely true. Since its release, ‘September ... Read More »

Keep Calm and Focus Pocus: a Serious Game to beat ADHD

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You have probably heard of ADHD. Maybe you went to school with someone who has it, perhaps your neighbor, friend, the kid you used to play with or even someone in your family. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is more common than you think, and causes problems concentrating, paying attention, memorizing and staying organized –usually in children. The sense of ... Read More »