Serious Play Student Game Award Winners Announced

Four university-affiliated studios have won awards in the International Serious Play Awards for games designed for use in education or training. Students at Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center (CMU ETC) won the only Gold Medal. Silver medals were won by students at Stanford and CMU ETC. Bronze Medals were won by students at DePaul University, Bradley University and CMU ETC. Gold Medal Games: CMU ETC’s Gold Medal game, Prism, is a transformational web browser game designed for 3rd and 4th grade children to promote empathy for individuals with autism. Silver Medal Games: Stanford’s student game, You Left Me, is an … Continue reading Serious Play Student Game Award Winners Announced

Fourteen Games For Education Win Serious Play Awards Competition

Fourteen serious games designed for use in K12 or higher education have been cited for excellence in the 2018 International Serious Play Award Program. Entries in the competition doubled and judges cited vast improvement in the quality of the serious games entries over 2018. Gold Medals were awarded to: • Slice Fractions 2, an intuitive puzzle game from Ululab that lets K12 students discover important fractions concepts, built in cooperation with the UQAM university • To Be a Whale, an educational exploration game created by from Lohika ApS where K12 students learn to code by controlling the movements of a … Continue reading Fourteen Games For Education Win Serious Play Awards Competition

Awards Competition For Serious Games Created By Students Opens

Entries in the International Serious Play Award Competition for college or high school student-created learning games are due May 15. The award recognizes outstanding examples of student created table top or digital games or simulations designed for use in education or training. Games created for business or vocational training, government or healthcare training or games for K12, higher education or museums may be submitted. Winners will be honored at Serious Play Conference Events. Learn how to enter your game at: https://www.seriousplayconf.com/awards/ Events: Serious Play Conference 2018