18 months of research finds no evidence that violent games cause social violence.
More than 15 years ago, I wrote this paper about the economies of games. The nice people at Today I Found Out recently made a video about it. Thanks to former student Sami Stegall for the heads up!
An interview with Quartz Media’s Jacob Templin on the game industry and its revenues.
A game about the daily struggles of people with alcoholism, like me.
What if America falls into a second Civil War? This simulation and classroom exercise says it will be a dumpster fire.
A decade ago, I predicted that games would change how people approach politics.
I was honored to join the advisory board of Forctis, a blockchain startup….
Developments in online games point to a future of designed digital anarchy.
A promo about the Game Design program.
In a massive experiment on money, a virtual society seems to act like a real one.
I was honored to join the Advisory Board of Infiniverse, an alternate-reality startup….
“Why God?” is often asked about the real world. It seems like a hangover from our goat-herding days. How odd, then, that Gods are everywhere in fantasy worlds. Why?
I was honored to join the advisory board of Nonagon Games, a new…
If you created your own world, would you allow evil? Here’s a game that lets you try.
Within a generation, millions of low-income people will support themselves by playing games.
Game design belongs at universities.
I was invited to introduce the film Thank You For Playing, a documentary…
If you work on games, you ought to know them well. Tip: Play Dungeons and Dragons
Strategies of husband-hunting in Regency England.
Simulating policy responses to global warming.