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Tuesday, August 1 • 11:15am - 11:35am
The Secret Process for Making Games that Matter

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Jesse Schell, author of The Art of Game Design, and Barbara Chamberlin, head of the Learning Games Lab, are collaborating on a project to find best practices for creating educational and transformational games. In this talk they describe what they have discovered about translating how players need to change into games they love to play.

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Barbara Chamberlin

Game Designer, Professor, NMSU Learning Games Lab
Barbara Chamberlin directs game development and research at the Learning Games Lab at New Mexico State University. Her research interests include user testing (particularly, how to do it in a way that doesn't actually slow down development), and game design models used for development... Read More →
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Jesse Schell

CEO, Schell Games
Jesse Schell is CEO of Schell Games, a team of one hundred people who strive to make the world’s greatest educational and transformational games, including Yale Medical's PlayForward: Elm City Stories, Water Bears VR, SuperChem VR, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood games, and Happy... Read More →

Tuesday August 1, 2017 11:15am - 11:35am EDT
Starr Foundation