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CHIFOO events for the 2015 Speaker Series, Gamefully Employed: Innovation at Play.

If It Isn’t Fun, No One Will Care
April 1, 2015

In November 2014, E-Line Media and Upper One Games released the widely anticipated video game Never Alone (Kisima In’itchu’a), an atmospheric puzzle platformer developed in constant collaboration with members of the Alaska Native community. Grant Roberts, Lead Game Designer at E-Line Media, will describe how the tale of an Iñupiaq girl and her arctic fox […]

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Mental Health & Social Impact Are No Game
June 3, 2015

CHIFOO 2-for-1! Skyler will cover educational developments in the indie gaming, “You Have Gained A Level – Adding Empathy and Understanding to Online Education”. Yori has leveraged game theory and design not only in game development, but in his approach to developing communities.

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“Outside-In” Engagement
July 8, 2015

Joshua will help us draw on theories of method acting training to create a character in a digital narrative, discussing the relationships between embodied game interfaces, tangible storytelling, game-based-learning, virtual worlds, and nonverbal communication.

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