Author Archives: Guest Blogger

GBL Continues to Take Hold, But Will Any of Us Be Here to See It Succeed?

(This is a cross-post from Nearly 1,000 developers, educators, researchers and influencers – a record number — attended this year’s Games for Change Festival in New York City. One … Read more

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Changing VR at VR for Change

By Mitch Gelman (This article is a cross-post from the Journalism 360 blog.) The topics are big ones: How can VR storytelling engender change? What is the nexus of games … Read more

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Response to Impact With Games Report: Sabrina Culyba of Schell Games

[ This post was originally published on This guest post by Sabrina Culyba is the first in a series of responses to our first report. ] I’m Sabrina Culyba, … Read more

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Combining Art and Science: The Making of Moon Rush, the People’s Choice in Our Shoot for the Moon Contest

[This interview originally appeared on the Schusterman Foundation’s blog.] Cheng Zhang (right) and Sheri Larimer of the Ohio State University won the People’s Choice Award in the Shoot for the Moon … Read more

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Social Impact & Sci-Fi: How Shoot for the Moon Contest Winner Theorify Made SpaceIL Academy

[This interview originally appeared on the Schusterman Foundation’s blog.] Theorify’s director of new development Jasmine Bulin (right) and producer Vince Close won the Shoot for the Moon game design contest … Read more

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Institute of Play Unveils Talks, New SimCityEdu & NASA Games at G4C Festival

By Ilena Parker, Senior Communications Manager, Institute of Play Institute of Play is proud to partner with Games for Change this year to show festivalgoers just how irresistible learning can … Read more

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G4C Meetup Everywhere Spotlight: London

By Patrick Feeney, R3D Pixel The U.K. has produced a large number of games with strong social messages in recent years. Britain’s well-known public service media companies BBC and Channel … Read more

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Half the Sky Game: Lessons Learned (Part 4)

Frima Studio, developer of Half the Sky Movement: The Game Since its debut less than three months ago on March 4, the Half the Sky game has seen more than … Read more

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What kinds of games should public media be involved in?

by Silvia Lovato When it comes to kids, the answer is similar to what television programs should public media air: games that engage, educate and delight children, broadening their horizons and helping … Read more

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Games for Change is More than a Festival—It’s a Revolution!

by Idit Harel Capteron For the ninth consecutive year, we’ll come together at the G4C Festival next week to envision and learn to build the future of gaming for social … Read more

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