Serious gaming - real quick

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A very brief intro to serious gaming, showing some of the main pros and cons to the medium.

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Serious gaming - real quick

  1. 1. Serious<br />Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />GAMES<br />
  2. 2. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />Games are old<br />Lucas van Leyden<br />The chess players<br />1508<br />
  3. 3. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />Games are new<br />http://www.videogamelists.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/dand.jpg<br />
  4. 4. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />Potentially...<br />http://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2008/09_w36/56164/cssource.jpg<br />
  5. 5. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />or is it too much...?<br />http://www.gameguru.in/images/violent-video-games-2.jpg<br />
  6. 6. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />Still, the potential...!<br />http://esprauer.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/gta-kid.jpg<br />
  7. 7. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />Where is it?<br />Trial-and-error<br />Skill practice<br />Multimedia<br />Challenges<br />Motivation<br />Quick thinking<br />Decision making<br />Problem solving<br />Teamplay<br />Competition<br />Authenticity<br />Consequences<br />Interactivity<br />Simulation<br />the Flow<br />Concentration<br />Exploration<br />Independence<br />Immersive<br />Meaningful<br />Contextualised<br />Safe<br />Low threshold<br />Strategies<br />Variety<br />Levels<br />Adaptive<br />Rewards<br />Self-paced<br />Hands-on<br />Immediate<br />Significant<br />Empirical<br />Goals<br />Planning<br />etc.<br />http://esprauer.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/gta-kid.jpg<br />
  8. 8. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In healthcare<br />Triage Trainer<br />http://www.trusim.com<br />
  9. 9. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In healthcare<br />HumanSim<br />-http://www.virtualheroes.com<br />
  10. 10. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In defence<br />VBS2<br />http://virtualbattlespace.vbs2.com <br />
  11. 11. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In history<br />Age of Empires<br />http://virtualbattlespace.vbs2.com <br />
  12. 12. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In history<br />Civilization<br />http://www.civilization.com/ <br />
  13. 13. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In history<br />The Plague<br />http://www.playinghistory.eu <br />
  14. 14. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In biology<br />Immune Attack<br />http://www.educational-freeware.com  <br />
  15. 15. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In maths<br />Monkey Labs<br />http://www.larian.com/monkeylabs.php <br />
  16. 16. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />In music<br />Eternal Sonata<br />http://eternalsonata.namcobandaigames.com/ <br />
  17. 17. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />So why not?<br /><ul><li> Moral panic
  18. 18. Just Fun
  19. 19. Digital immigrants
  20. 20. Lack of money
  21. 21. Lack of time</li></ul>http://esprauer.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/gta-kid.jpg<br />
  22. 22. Caroline Stockman<br />Online Publishing, 2010<br />http://encefalus.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/video-games.jpeg<br />

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