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Tag: Game Design

3 Reasons I Love Games For Change!

Ten days ago I received a wonderful surprise in my inbox. Games For Change wrote “Thank you so much for participating in the Games for Change Student Challenge last year. As a token of our appreciation, we would like to offer you a free ticket to Play NYC next weekend, hosted by Playcrafting. ” This extraordinary organization empowers game …

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Creating Games to Inspire

    Ready Player One! Students came together for a weeklong G-Mites Game Design class at Seton LaSalle High School Innovation Lab.  The team created a game for the Outreached Arms ministry to the homeless. The game has a player become a homeless person making big decisions in Pittsburgh.  Good decisions lead to Outreached Arms …

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Motivating a Teenage Boy

The Game Design class ended on a Friday with the team pleading for more time to finish the game on their own until it was posted. The challenge was accepted and I gave them a new deadline of the following Wednesday if they wanted to work on their own.  And work they did! Over 30 …

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Game Design in the Skies above Bastogne

Let the game begin! Students in the G-Mites Game Design program recently converged at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School to take part in a week long camp to create, design, and program a video game and create a webpage to sell game merchandise. One of the game designers, Grant Harsch, chose the theme for …

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G-MITES Game Design Program teaches theory, design

Originally Published in The Cranberry Eagle Source:  Eagle Staff Writer Written by:By Caleb Harshberger Published:July 19, 2017 Grant Harsch, front, and Ellen Cavanaugh, participate in a weeklong program about computer gaming at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School. The program is put on by Grow a Generation. Local students spent last week delving into game …

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