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MIT Undergraduates: Make Games with Us this Summer as a UROP!

The MIT Game Lab, MIT Education Arcade, and “Shenkar – Engineering. Art. Design” (of Tel Aviv, Israel) are partnering up this summer to run a Game Development Summer Workshop!

We are hiring current MIT or Wellesley undergrads, eligible for an MIT UROP, to participate in the workshop and to make video games with us!

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FROG Conference CfP – “Context Matters”

This post was written by conference co-chair Konstantin Mitgutsch. A little background about unconventional game politics When in 2006 a tragic school shooting took place in Emsdetten (Germany), a new initiative for censorship in Austria was instigated by political parties

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Interview with Ludochip

On Monday the IGF announced the finalists for the main competition to be held at GDC in San Francisco. What some of you may not know is that there is an IGF competition that coincides with GDC China as well! It

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Friday Games: The ship, the ship, the ship is on fire

The ship, the ship, the ship is on fire

This Friday at 4pm, there will be fire in space! SpaceTeam and Space Alert run on completely different platforms (mobile and cardboard), but share the same core of realtime multiplayer coordination and This Ship Is Doomed We Are All Gonna

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Friday Games: Ahssahssahn’s Crid

This Friday at 4pm, we’re going to take a look at the most recent entry in the Assassin’s Creed series. Watch with us as we try to skip past as much of the parkour, sci-fi and killing and focus on

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MIT Game Lab explores the potential of games and play

New laboratory opens its doors with a symposium, a festival, and seven new games MIT has established new game research facilities in the Karl Taylor Compton Laboratories (Building 26), where MIT’s first computer game, Spacewar!, was developed fifty years ago.

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