Health and Games, or Health in Games


Health and Games, or Health in Games

By using game mechanics in therapy for heart patients, teaching young diabetics to estimate carbs, help ritualize the keeping of journals for chronically ill patients, shortening feedback loops, increasing collaboration and putting a smile on the face of poor sods (I am one, I may say so ;) ) – this group will change the world.

First one to release, gets a beer at the next meetup!

Members: 60
Latest Activity: May 22, 2019

Discussion Forum

looking for game designer / health + games

Started by Vito Lomele. Last reply by Luis Antón Apr 15, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi! any of you is a Game Designer + interested in exploring games to improve healthy habits (diet, exercise, rest, ...). I am looking for a partners to start a company in that space. Bay area. VitoContinue

Physical Therapy Game for stroke survivors-- looking for beta testers!

Started by eric medine Apr 4, 2014. 0 Replies

Hello gameful community,I'm in the process of building a physical therapy game for stroke survivors with mobility issues of the hand and arm. It's browser based with online user profiles and progress…Continue

Tags: survivors, gamification, occupational, stroke, controller

Mental Health Treatment Program - THE GAME

Started by Matt Browning. Last reply by Scott Jacobson Jan 28, 2014. 8 Replies

EDIT: just joined today. I thought "Send msg to group" meant post discussion...doh...While I have seem and played a couple games that help people with mental disorders or problems, I have NEVER:1.…Continue

Newbie here with introduction and a question, or two

Started by Linda E. Last reply by Matt Browning Jan 28, 2014. 2 Replies

Good morning everyone,I've joined Gameful yesterday and this group today.  I'm a software developer, analyst, writer, poet, gamer, dreamer, artist, lifelong learner, and M.Ed student,  I also have…Continue

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Comment by Clive Ramsden on May 25, 2013 at 11:51am
how about using the game cards in WorldWide Cruise Line's Caribbean Cruise BoardGame/ iPhone / iPad App as fun, educational, meditation cards?

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