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TeemPlay - Making a game to build a better world

Started Oct 17, 2012 0 Replies

Hey guys Becket here,       did anyone else spend endless hours imagining the 'best game ever' growing up? Thinking to yourself "man, if I could build a game I would... insert awesome idea here."Well…Continue

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TeemPlay - making a game to build a better world

Hey guys Becket here,       did anyone else spend endless hours imagining the 'best game ever' growing up? Thinking to yourself "man, if I could build a game I would... insert awesome idea here."Well my dream has always been to one day make that best game ever I always imagined. However, after working on this best game ever idea a few years I realized that my dream would never come true for a reason that I would like to share with all of you today:One person could never be responsible for…See More
Oct 17, 2012
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"Building a gameful inspired game. Check it out and let us know what you think: http://www.fundable.com/teemplay-nu"
Oct 17, 2012
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TeemPlay - Making a game to build a better world

Hey guys Becket here,       did anyone else spend endless hours imagining the 'best game ever' growing up? Thinking to yourself "man, if I could build a game I would... insert awesome idea here."Well my dream has always been to one day make that best game ever I always imagined. However, after working on this best game ever idea a few years I realized that my dream would never come true for a reason that I would like to share with all of you today:One person could never be responsible for…See More
Oct 17, 2012
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Becket Linn replied to Luke Haward's discussion Earth (working title), a metagame for bettering the world
"Hello Luke,        your enthusiasm is contagious. Your comment about "dispensing with the ego side of thinking" after posting your brain child in front of the community is inspiring.  I think that…"
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Becket Linn replied to Sergio Schuler's discussion Gameful awesome content volunteer curators
"Cool idea to crowdsource the work involved in porting the website. I have no understanding of computer code or I would help for sure!"
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"This is a bomb diggity fresh idea. I live in Boston and attend Tufts. I regularly visit the Microsoft NERD (new england research and development) for events with speakers who talk about everything games and tech related. It would be pretty cool to…"
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"Hullo all. Been a big fan of Jane's work. A community of people who think games can change the world... I could really fit in here!"
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TeemPlay
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Startup Founder, Student, UX expert, The Best Project Manager Ever, Lifelong Gamer
When it comes to my game-making career, I'm ...
a newbie (no game experience ... yet!)
Kinds of games I’m best known for making or want to be known for making someday (check all that apply) ...
Crowdsourcing games, Workplace / enterprise / productivity games
Will collaborate for
Experience and mentorship
Anything else you want to say about the kinds of projects or people or organizations you’d like to work with?
TeemPlay's purpose it to create a way for people's leisure time to make a positive impact on the world. We intend to do this by building a forum and marketplace for creativity... that is fun to use. Each of the 3 founders has played over 10,000 hours of video games and now we are looking to add a member to our team who loves video games as much as we do but also sees the massive potential for video games to make the world a better place.
Games you’ve worked on ...
We will be seniors in college this year. We have build a few games for classes but a majority of our time has gone into building the game NU. Check out our website, we will post a link to the demo when we are finished: www.teemplay.com
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
I am the project manager with a degree in Engineering Psychology (in the game industry that is UX). What I bring to the team is the ability to raise other people's talents up. I realize that there are people who are smarter and more creative than myself... and those are the people that I hire.
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
Foldit
Minecraft
World of Warcraft

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TeemPlay - making a game to build a better world

Posted on October 17, 2012 at 6:21pm 0 Comments

Hey guys Becket here,

       did anyone else spend endless hours imagining the 'best game ever' growing up? Thinking to yourself "man, if I could build a game I would... insert awesome idea here."

Well my dream has always been to one day make that best game ever I always imagined. However, after working on this best game ever idea a few years I realized that my dream would never come true for a reason that I would like to share with all of you…

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