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1 1 Unit Questions
by Mr. Ferretti
Jan 27, 2009 2:39:00 GMT 11
No New Posts Introductions

Tell us who you are, what computer games you play and which games you think are best...

1 11 Introductions and comments
by callumrules
May 10, 2012 15:21:08 GMT 11
No New Posts Additional Serious Games

Some more Serious Games you can check out and/or use for Assessment 1.

3 3 V GAS
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 3, 2009 13:44:23 GMT 11
No New Posts Gamelab

Try some great games for free like Jojo's Fashion Show, Can Do Zoo, Miss Management, Out of Your Mind, Lego Fever, Dinner Dash, Pac-Man CE & Rock Band!

1 1 Gamelab
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 16, 2009 11:06:38 GMT 11
No New Posts Try cool games for free...

Check out Watercooler Games, a site about videogames with an agenda.

1 1 Watercooler Games
by Mr. Ferretti
Jan 27, 2009 6:04:12 GMT 11

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No New Posts Serious Games (Sessions 1-6)

Exactly what are serious games?

1 1 What are serious games?
by Mr. Ferretti
Jan 23, 2009 18:49:54 GMT 11
No New Posts The McDonald's Video Game

Making money in a corporation like McDonald's is not simple at all! Behind every sandwich there is a complex process you must learn to manage: from the creation of pastures to the slaughter, from the restaurant management to the branding. You'll discover all the dirty secrets that made us one of the biggest company of the world.

1 11 The McDonald's Videogame
by callumrules
May 10, 2012 15:57:25 GMT 11
No New Posts Darfur is Dying

Darfur is Dying is a viral video game for change that provides a window into the experience of the 2.5 million refugees in the Darfur region of Sudan. Players must keep their refugee camp functioning in the face of possible attack by Janjaweed militias. Players can also learn more about the genocide in Darfur that has taken the lives of 400,000 people, and find ways to get involved to help stop this human rights and humanitarian crisis.

1 8 Darfur is Dying
by lucass
May 10, 2012 15:20:41 GMT 11
No New Posts Stop Disasters

Play a disaster simulation game from the UN/ISDR (International Strategy for Disaster Reduction) where you get to plan and contruct a safer environment for your population to help reduce the human, physical and financial cost of disasters such as a tsunami, hurricane, earthquake or fire.

1 2 Stop Disasters
by lucass
May 10, 2012 15:26:55 GMT 11
No New Posts Entertainment Games (Sessions 7-10)

In this section of the unit, you will also be asked to discuss a game of your choice and focus on your character and the ways in which characters are created and act within the entertainment games genre.

1 4 Exploring entertainment games and characterisation
by roberto
May 10, 2012 15:06:32 GMT 11
No New Posts Exploring the larger ecology of computer games

1 1 The larger ecology of computer games
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 10, 2009 19:45:53 GMT 11
No New Posts Considering the avatar

1 1 Considering the avatar (characterisation)
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 10, 2009 19:55:19 GMT 11
No New Posts Characterisation in computer games

1 1 Characterisation in computer games
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 11, 2009 10:11:36 GMT 11
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1 1 Give me your thoughts about this unit
by Mr. Ferretti
Jun 4, 2009 12:42:25 GMT 11

Any other Useful links

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URL's and sites that are of interest

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Assessment

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No New Posts Assignment 1

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Please note: This assignment must be uploaded to this board by the due date!

1 1 Considering serious games
by Mr. Ferretti
Jan 23, 2009 21:27:56 GMT 11
No New Posts Post Assignment 1 here

Please post your URL to Assignment 1 here.

1 1 Post your completed Assignment 1 here.
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 11, 2009 11:04:32 GMT 11
No New Posts Research Project - The Computer Games Revolution

For this assignment, you need to design your won video gamet and present it as your research project. Your presentation should by a multimedia presentation where you design a text that lets us know what you have learned in the unit.

Please note: All assignments must be uploaded to this board by the due date!

2 2 Game Maker Video Tutorials
by Mr. Ferretti
Jul 2, 2009 17:52:11 GMT 11
No New Posts Post your research project here

Please post the URL of your research project here.

1 1 Post your research project here
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 11, 2009 11:04:57 GMT 11
No New Posts How to upload your digital documents (your assignments) to this message board

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1 1 Uploading assignments...
by Mr. Ferretti
Feb 11, 2009 10:55:29 GMT 11

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