Make An Impact With Game-based Solutions – Rob Alvarez

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Rob Alvarez, Professor Game, was eye-opening as he and David Chislett discussed how to Make An Impact With Game-based Solutions during their 2021 Playful Creative Summit conversation. If playing games is hard work, developing them and introducing them to their players is even harder. Intelligent, successful game design involves careful research to understand what you…

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Games that Don’t “Waste” Time

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Games that don’t waste time. Well, first off, no game wastes time – play never wastes time. For children, it is a critical mechanism for learning, as The Hechinger Report article Twenty-six studies point to more play for young children suggests. Dr. Stuart Brown, founder of The National Institute for Play, confirms the value of…

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