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Big Games

These videos explain and explore "Big Games" - games that are played using the "real world as a game board."

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Examples of Big Games

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:03:55 | 4100 views

A version of Pacman is played in the city streets; Space Invaders 2006 works with your body's movements, and Cruel 2 B Kind employs mobile technology.

Origins of Big Games

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:02:08 | 7293 views

Game designer Mattia Romeo, Media Analyst Ivan Askwith, and the GAMBIT Singapore-MIT Game Lab's Philip Tan trace the roots of the "big game" phenomenon.


Added over 8 years ago | 00:04:01 | 4369 views

Live action role playing games and alternate reality games are explored.

Learning Technology

Added over 8 years ago | 00:02:08 | 7710 views

What kinds of skills do "big game" players emerge with? Game designers Jane McGonigal and Mattia Romeo talk about play, learning, and technology.

Collaboration and Skills for the Fu...

Added over 8 years ago | 00:03:01 | 44845 views

Game designer Jane McGonigal talks about the “skills for the future” participants can develop while playing big games. Gaming expert Philip Tan of the GAMBIT Singapore-MIT Game Lab stresses the value of being able to judge information.

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