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Contents Definition and scopes Overview Classifications and subsets of seriousgames Example : University Example : School Exemple : Professional training Technologicalinnovations Conclusion
Definition and scope SeriousGames
Whatis a seriousgame ? A serious game is a game designed for a primary purpose other than pure entertainment. (Wikipedia) Serious games are games with purpose beyond just providing entertainment. Examples include, but are not limited to, games for learning, games for health, an games for policy and social change. (Serious Game Master's program at Michigan State University)
What are the scopes ? Serious games involve the use of electronic games technologies and methodologies […]. The purposes include:
(Serious Game Institute)
Serious Games are not new !
1812 : Kriegsspiel, the first “serious game” !
1970 : First time the term « Serious Games » appeared in Literature (Serious Games, by Clark Abt)
2002 : the first serious game on computer, America's Army.
Kriegsspiel used for training officers in the Prussian army
America's Army, 2002
Classifications and subsets of seriousgames SeriousGames