Addressing the issue of motivation in life through games. Discuss creating environments that allow people to motivate themselves for action, apply the methods developed by psychology of happiness and increase their belief in their own abilities.See More

Why doesn't gameful have games to play like other popular social networking sites, or does it? Let's make and play some! Maybe they could be worth site points. At the very least, they could bring us together as a group. First game, what image should be used for this group? 15 group points to the winner! See More

This is in the "games for change" section because its relevant, while very opposite. Its a game trying to keep things as they are, to give people a "purpose" to their lives as moving paperwork around that goes in the garbage since its not real. They say people want to feel like part of a bigger process, even if it does nothing useful. To save Europe's economy, this game is what they came up with. If thats among their best few solutions, you can see why their economy is doing so bad in the first place... Imagine, pretending to get work done and really being paid for it. But you dont have to imagine, because you can really apply for these fake jobs and get paid.http://www.businessinsider.com/why-you-should-larp-a-new-job-if-you-lose-your-real-one-2015-5It's great that unemployed people in Europe are pretending they have real jobsIt sounds like something out of a dystopian novel: Across Europe, hundreds of fake companies have been set up. They function just like a normal corporation would — employees send out invoices, pay bills, even apply for loans — but they don't actually produce anything.The sham corporations exist for the benefit of the jobless across Europe, desperate to be retrained and put to work. It is "an elaborate training network that effectively operates as a parallel economic universe,"What if it wasnt just for "training"... What did Enron do that got many of them jailed and their internal company records made public? They pretended to be doing work or to have certain money amounts moving for nonexistant products. Europe admits to doing exactly that, except they claim they always tell the world when these fake records are fakes. Yeah, I believe you Europe. You're not training an army of Enronlike employees who dont ask questions and just move the fake numbers through.http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/31/business/international/in-europe-fake-jobs-can-have-real-benefits.html?referrer=&_r=2See More

Founded in 2004, Games for Change facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts.See More

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Open source game will be at https://sourceforge.net/projects/visualintfactor after I build a basic version, and hopefully if the discussions here lead to new ideas for how to interact with the available transforms on the hexagon grid (to factor or unfactor or move the 1 bits around randomly without solving), it will soon be in the next version... I know the math, but the game part of it is harder.I'm looking for ideas how to make it more Human friendly, instead of looking like a bunch of hard work dragging around digits. I'd like it to become a massively multiplayer game where different places long possibly solving it fit together and players work together to combine and explore from these.VisualIntFactor will be an interactive educational and scientific tool demonstrating multiply, factor, conversion between unary counting and binary integers, all in the same grid of hexagons. This grid is based on pascals triangle, which is a 1d cellular automata that calculates (X choose Y) factorials by each cell being the sum of the 2 cells upleft and upright. Draw a binary integer from a cell going upright, then explore the allowed transforms which may lead you to a factored state in 2 dimensions, from the lowest digit of the 2 odd integers both upright and upleft, its factors, and in the 2d space they are rectangle edges of, those pixels/digitbits must be on when there is an on bit somewhere downleft and downright after crossing empty cells, but if it finds either whole diagonal row empty then it must also be empty/zerodigit. The 2 main rules are: Any 2 cells below may both turn off and turn on the one above, or the reverse, and any on cell may move horizontally to an empty cell.Learn the basics of math, counting, plus, multiply, in base 2 instead of base 10 which has far more things to memorize like multiplication tables.Unary counting is horizontal, while seamlessly through the 2 main rules a unary number can be counted up in binary as it slides into its ones digit, and the same for unary counting of binary integers sliding them left.Conservation Of Volume mode displays the same game with each cell a rectangle 2 times bigger than each of the 2 cells below it, 2 times bigger in the dimension it is relative to each lower rectangle.Research into using statistical artificial intelligence to explore the network and block diagonal rows or hold all nonblocked cells on within a defined rectangle of the statement what if the 2 factors last digits are the rectangles dimensions, may lead to new ways to efficiently factor integers, and it may turn out you dont need the statistics if there is an exact way to do it with pascals triangle, maybe.Learn about prime numbers by streaming many pairs of them in solved multiplied form into your brain by watching it on screen in a way that fits naturally with how our vision of brains works, combined with various other representations on screen like their multiplied form upright as the sum of their 2 lengths and maybe how many digits are in each horizontal row as unary number on the side. Theres something new to discover in these kinds of math.See More

Its a group for teachers who would like to create educational games. Me and my team is working on a tool which will let every teacher to create educational game with out programming skills. Please join our group and help to make it :) See More

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