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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Two junior agents, signing off

For the past 4 months, a whoopin’ 1.253 hours (divid­ed amongst the both of us, mind you), we have been broad­cast­ing to you live from the Hub­bub stu­dio, bring­ing you the beez neez of top design in per­va­sive gam­ing and expe­ri­en­tial learn­ing. It might not always have been quite clear to you what exact­ly it […]

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The end (of the Learning Lab project) is near

So as you know we’ve been work­ing on a metagame for the Learn­ing Lab. This year’s Learn­ing Lab is com­ing to an end and so in order to have the metagame ready before the next one kicks off, it’s time to wrap up: writ­ing won­der­ful design docs, cre­at­ing wicked wire­frames, basi­cal­ly mak­ing a plug and […]

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Join us for Christmas drinks in Belgie

We’ll be head­ing to Kafe Bel­gië this Fri­day (Decem­ber 17 from 6pm) to cel­e­brate the Wright Broth­ers mak­ing their first pow­ered and heav­i­er-than-air flight, the air­ing of the first episode of tele­vi­sion series The Simp­sons, an event­ful and pro­duc­tive year at Hub­bub with projects such as NU Grounds, the Learn­ing Lab and of course PLAY […]

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Some upcoming super-short talks

I’ve been invit­ed to give some short talks at two upcom­ing events. The first one is Ignite Ams­ter­dam 4 on Wednes­day 22 Decem­ber 2010 which is orga­nized by the good folk at Media­mat­ic. This edi­tion is devot­ed com­plete­ly to games as part of their Arcade pro­gram. I’ll prob­a­bly go into some of the recent things […]

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Learning Lab metagame work in progress

We have entered a new phase in the Learn­ing Lab project. We start­ed off by mak­ing games to elic­it expe­ri­ences which could lead to cer­tain insights. These kinds of games are usu­al­ly called “seri­ous games”, though we kind of dis­like the term as it con­tains some­thing of a con­tra­dic­tion: hav­ing fun while being seri­ous. In […]

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