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Values Expressed Through Character Depiction

Watch Richard Lemarchand discuss his interest in values expressed through character depiction.

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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The Blog Lives on at Tiltfactor!

The blog posted below is an archive. Values at Play blogging continues at the Tiltfactor Blog, http://www.tiltfactor.org/?page_id=413.

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variable_d lecture series at Dartmouth College 2009!

Come one, come all to the variable_d lecture series on Digital Arts and Humanities this Winter and Spring at Dartmouth College, Hanover NH. Jesper Juul, Celia Pearce, Nick Montfort, Tracy Fullerton, Eric Zimmerman, Katherine Isbister, Luis von Ahn, and Doris Rusch will be visiting from January 2009 – June 2009. We are very pleased to […]

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Grow-A-Game!

Tiltfactor is delighted to be able to share some design methods with the public. Developed as part of Values at Play, the Grow-A-Game cards are widely in use in both K-12 and University classrooms. Using Grow-A-Game, groups of people brainstorm novel game ideas which prioritize human values. While no prior game design experience is necessary, […]

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Tiltfactor part of Microsoft Games and Learning Initiative

Announced today, the The Games for Learning Institute (G4LI) is a joint research endeavor of Microsoft Research, New York University and a consortium of universities, including Dartmouth College. Tiltfactor will be home to the 3 year research initiative at Dartmouth, where researchers will be evaluating computer games as potential learning tools. Dr. Mary Flanagan, Director […]

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War Games

I am by no means the first to report this, but there are some eerie similarities between Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon game from 2001 and the current conflict in South Ossetia. Ghost Recon is set in April 2008 when an ultra-nationalist Russian president seeking to rebuild the Soviet Union invades Georgia. US Green Berets are […]

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Have a Happy Holiday!

To get everyone in the mood, here’s perhaps the best Christmas-themed thing ever. And remember to be safe!

ValuesAtPlay.org Heralds New Era in Game Design Research!

The Values at Play research project launched version 1.0 of its website, http://www.valuesatplay.org, which offers a wealth of game design ideas and scholarship about games and human values.

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