Your serious game team can be geographically dispersed….as predicted by Arthur C. Clarke

The future is now and Sir Arthur Charles Clarke predicted it in 1964. For those of you who have trouble with math, that is 48 years ago. At that time, there were no fax machines, no copy machines, no office scanners, no overhead projectors (I can hear some of you say, “What’s an overhead projector?”),… Continue reading Your serious game team can be geographically dispersed….as predicted by Arthur C. Clarke

What SoulCalibur taught me about making serious games: Lesson 1

In my first focus group I conducted to gather content for a game for kids with cancer, I interviewed a group of adolescent survivors of childhood cancer.  As they were talking, I had no idea who ToeJam & Earl were, what a Final Fantasy was, or what a Crash Bandicoot was.  A game producer who… Continue reading What SoulCalibur taught me about making serious games: Lesson 1

How do you get doctors interested in games for health? A biofeedback game for patient safety!

I am a big fan of  Eric Bartelson who is the chief editor of Control (international edition).  He is a video game visionary and really appreciated early on how serious games are relevant to the commercial game industry. I got to know him when he did a feature section in Control on games in healthcare back in… Continue reading How do you get doctors interested in games for health? A biofeedback game for patient safety!