Health In Games II

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A stack that looks at how health has been represented in videogames over the past 25+ years. Second version. A bit dated - new version coming soon.

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Health In Games II

  1. 1. Games About Health How do commercial games represent health?
  2. 2. Process  Remember Research 30 years of commercial gaming history  Discuss with other game historians  Johnny Wilson, Ian Bogost, Noah Falstien  Present at 2004 Games for Health  Collect more examples  Watch market as new games debut
  3. 3. Why?  Games for Health must draw upon insight and inspiration from commercial games  Understanding how health is represented in games is an important audience issue  Trying to figure out how health messaging can work in commercial game releases
  4. 4. Health, Media...Games?  Health is great content for other media  TV especially  Doctors are common main characters  People get ideas for the occupations in health from TV Film 

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