CMS.615 | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate
Games for Social Change
Course Description
Run as a workshop, students collaborate in teams to design and prototype games for social change and civic engagement. Through readings, discussion, and presentations, we explore principles of game design and the social history of games. Guest speakers from academia, industry, the non-profit sector, and the gaming …
Run as a workshop, students collaborate in teams to design and prototype games for social change and civic engagement. Through readings, discussion, and presentations, we explore principles of game design and the social history of games. Guest speakers from academia, industry, the non-profit sector, and the gaming community contribute unique and diverse perspectives. Course culminates in an end of semester open house to showcase our games.
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The ghost of Mohammed Mossadegh shuffles sadly through a phantasmagoric protest of Persian bricolage. But where is his cat?
Detail of a screenshot of The Cat and the Coup, a videogame by Peter Brinson and Kurosh ValaNejad. (Used with permission.)