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If my life story were a game, it would be a cross between ...
Limbo and Where in the world is Carmen San Diego
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Game Developer, Game Designer, Artist, Entrepreneur, Startup Founder, Inventor
When it comes to my game-making career, I'm ...
pretty awesome (3-5 games)
Kinds of games I’m best known for making or want to be known for making someday (check all that apply) ...
Crowdsourcing games, Art and Experimental games, Educational games, Health games
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Creative fulfillment and fun, Big money, A chance at a Nobel Prize
Anything else you want to say about the kinds of projects or people or organizations you’d like to work with?
My passion is games for good.
Games you’ve worked on ...
Bibz: Educating and empowering youth to tackle global poverty.
Mission: Lending a face to homelessness. Art, story, and soundFX done by 4 homeless men in Ottawa.
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
Excellent at rapid prototyping. I can design and develop. Great at problem solving and creativity. Experience as an entrepreneur, have launched 3 games.
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
Crash Bandicoot
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Making a Game with 4 Homeless Gentlemen

Posted on January 2, 2012 at 2:00pm 3 Comments

In 2011, approximately 7,300 people in my city were homeless.

This game shares the story of just 4 of them.


The Project

"Mission" is a videogame that was made by 4 men from a homeless shelter in downtown Ottawa, Canada to help them share their stories.
The 3 goals in developing the game…

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