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Games are more than just technological artefacts at our disposal. They’re actually changing the way we think, interact and do things. Becuase of games, important changes in education and human behavior have been gaining attention in the last decades by educators, entrepreneurs and the media, in general. In this section, browse articles on this topic and many other aspects tangential to it.

Geeky gift ideas for you and your geeky/gamer friends
2 days ago

Geeky gift ideas for you and your geeky/gamer friends

After spending many hours for the last few days looking for gift ideas for my family and geeky friends, I came up with a list of rather interesting, surprising and even bizarre gift ideas.

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On the beautiful and forgettable Blade Runner 2049
3 weeks ago

On the beautiful and forgettable Blade Runner 2049

For many, Ridley Scott’s 1982 movie Blade Runner created an unforgettable view of sci-fi that would last for generations. Both fantasy enthusiasts and occasional movie watchers can agree that this was, and is a film masterpiece. Now, in 2017, there is a new kid on the block: Blade Runner 2049.
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From instructional design to game development: an interview with Ellen Johnson
2 months ago

From instructional design to game development: an interview with Ellen Johnson

For the last decades, gaming has found its way into education and academic discussions about learning have become increasingly more interesting ever since. After all, games in education present one more way, among many others, of establishing a fruitful dialogue of humanities with technology. In fact, isn’t the game development field all about that?
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Retro Gaming Resurgence
4 months ago

Retro Gaming Resurgence

Just lately, I’ve turned my back on indie games. Why? Because they are exhausting.
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Online distribution of content (including games)
6 months ago

Online distribution of content (including games)

Content is king, content is everything. How many times have you heard that? Since the beginning of marketing, this is true.

Today we have new jobs being created such as …
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Gamification, advertising and how we can live life in a fun way
7 months ago

Gamification, advertising and how we can live life in a fun way

Games have been around for many years, even in prehistoric years we see evidence of men using games to teach their children how to live. Today, as we have firmware, software and many others, we want to introduce Funware.
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The 80s: a decade I can’t stop dreaming about
7 months ago

The 80s: a decade I can’t stop dreaming about

I have a thing for the 80’s and I can’t help it. It’s everywhere you look at on my work.
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A Real Game Developer isn’t in it for the Money!
7 months ago

A Real Game Developer isn’t in it for the Money!

This is not a clickbait title. This is an actual DM I received on Twitter.

This statement was a reply (ostensibly from a game developer?) to an auto-DM I created …
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