POSTPONED – The 2011 ITP Camp Games Mega-Tournament


You are invited to come have fun, socialize, and learn about different types of games in a practical hands-on way this Sunday at 3pm at the 2011 ITP Camp Games Mega-Tournament.

(That title is firmly tongue-in-cheek. It’s more an un-tournament, being organized as […]

The Games People Play — an exploration of the different types of games

This session will be an exploration of the different types of games, a topic of personal interest. I’ll survey what I’ve found so far, covering the following topics:

what is a game? games versus play versus toys can there ever be an organized taxonomy of all games? (cf. my favorite science fiction/fantasy novel) types […]

‘Learning by doing: using games in the real world.’


Games and gamification are hot conversation topics these days, but most of these conversations are focused on screen-based games. What happens if you apply game mechanics to different contexts? In this session, we’ll focus on how principles from game design were applied to develop short-form emergency simulations for UNICEF.

In the first half […]