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Frederik Hermund replied to ariel gratch's discussion Cost to develop global platform/Programmer-Engineer needed in the group Games for Change
"Hi Ariel,  I see that your original post is from August 2019, so I guess you've found what you were looking for? It sounds like an interesting project, so if there's something to share at this point, or if you need additional help…"
Jan 18, 2020
Ben F Rayfield replied to ariel gratch's discussion Cost to develop global platform/Programmer-Engineer needed in the group Games for Change
"Are any specific systems already being used by the partial prototype, such as java c++ php, certain clouds, certain login systems such as openid or log in through facebook or google where a popup comes controlled by those websites but you do your…"
Jan 16, 2020
ariel gratch added a discussion to the group Games for Change

Cost to develop global platform/Programmer-Engineer needed

Hi all! I will try to make this as short as possible - I'm looking for information and for help.I am a professor of communication arts and, working with the International Storytelling Center, we recently won a $10,000 award to develop a game-based platform to be used for peacebuilding (…See More
Jan 15, 2020
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Games for Change

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
Aug 1, 2019
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Aug 1, 2019

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Favorite game? (This will help us tell if you're a spambot or not, so please answer carefully so we can approve your account!)
The Last of Us
Syracuse, NY
Affiliation (company, school, group, e.g.)
Utica College; International Storytelling Center
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Public Speaker, Researcher
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) ...
Social games, MMOs, Educational games
Will collaborate for
Creative fulfillment and fun, 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?
Currently working on my first game. It's a sandbox type game I'm creating with the International Storytelling Center
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
I'm a qualitative researcher and professor of communication. I have great written and spoken communication skills, and I'm good at helping others develop ideas.
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
The Last of Us reminded me how powerful games can be as a storytelling device.
Settlers of Catan reminded me of how great games are both amazingly simple and complex.
Super Mario Bros. taught me that I don't have the patience I want to have.
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At 11:58pm on August 14, 2019, Stella Maris said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:( ) for the full details.

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