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Games: conveying complexity, simply

Recently I was listening to one of those meta-media shows (you know, where the media talk about the media) and how scientists are finally learning to tell the story of global warming in a way that makes sense to the public. It struck me that mainstream media just can’t handle complex, multivariate stories that involve […]

Games for Change Fiesta 2007

Games promise a new way of thinking and a new approach to think that linear media — whether books or plays or movies — do not. Furthermore, games also give participants agency and choice in a way that those linear media do not. Taken together, these two features makes games (and their cousin, simulations) incredible […]