Data games
Øredev, November 7, 2013, Malmö
Marie Gustafsson Friberger
Department of Computer Science
Malmö University
How can we engage
people to understand and
make sense of this data?
p://www.flickr.com/photos/pneumatic_transpo
2346993608/

data-games?
Data games
Games that allow the player to freely play
with real-world data so as to explore and
learn from it.
With some a...
Open Data Monopoly
OpenTrumps
Bar Chart Ball
Next steps
• Further develop prototypes so that they
can be evaluated, to learn who enjoys
playing them, what they learn, ...
data-games.org
Marie Gustafsson Friberger
Julian Togelius
Malmö University
IT University, Copenhagen
marie.friberger@mah.s...
Data games presenation at øredev 2013
Data games presenation at øredev 2013
Data games presenation at øredev 2013
Data games presenation at øredev 2013
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Short introduction to the topic of data games. Data games are games that allow the player to freely play with real-world data so as to explore and learn from it.

Read more at data-games.org

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Data games presenation at øredev 2013

  1. 1. Data games Øredev, November 7, 2013, Malmö Marie Gustafsson Friberger Department of Computer Science Malmö University
  2. 2. How can we engage people to understand and make sense of this data?
  3. 3. p://www.flickr.com/photos/pneumatic_transpo 2346993608/ data-games?
  4. 4. Data games Games that allow the player to freely play with real-world data so as to explore and learn from it. With some automatic conversion of data from external sources into a form suitable for playing with (precedural content generation).
  5. 5. Open Data Monopoly
  6. 6. OpenTrumps
  7. 7. Bar Chart Ball
  8. 8. Next steps • Further develop prototypes so that they can be evaluated, to learn who enjoys playing them, what they learn, etc. • Look at automatic integration of data from new sources as well as how to transform data to be playable, interesting and possible to learn about. • Find more partners!
  9. 9. data-games.org Marie Gustafsson Friberger Julian Togelius Malmö University IT University, Copenhagen marie.friberger@mah.se julian@togelius.com @mariegus @togelius Thanks to students who have developed data games: Andrew Borg Cardona, Michele Ermacora, Anders Mousten, Martin Møller Jensen,Virgil-Alexandu Tanase and Ulrik Brøndsted

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