Events 2017

December 11, 2017: I’ll be doing a Keynote at the California STEAM Symposium in San Francisco on “Celebration of Creativity and Diverse Perspectives in STEAM Education”.

August 16, 2017: I’ll be doing an “INconversation” at Gen Con — so cool, it will be my first time there!

August 14-15, 2017: I’ll be attending Foundations of Digital Games in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and speaking on two panels. One is “Game Design & Development Curriculum: History and Future Directions” and the other is on “Playing with History: Creating Games Around Historical Themes & Content”. Excited for both of these!

August 31, 2017: I’ll be giving a Civics and Social Issues Keynote at Games for Change on “Games of Life: Exploring the Arts and Humanities Through Play”. I’ll also be responding to Richard Lemarchand’s Well Played session on Walden, a game.

July 29, 2017: Walden, a game will be featured at NYPlayarcade at the NY Public Library.

July 4, 2017: Walden, a game will be released on PC and Mac! You can find it here or here We’re so excited to finally release this labor of love for so many us us on the team.

May 31, 2017: i’ll be giving a Keynote at the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities, part of Congress 2017 of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The talk is on “Finer Fruits: A Game as Participatory Text”.

May 28, 2017: Walden, a game will be showing at Playdate at the LA Zine fest! I also did a fun podcast with the Playdate folks here.

May 18, 2017: Walden, a game will be part of the Earthgames “On Tap”: Videogames to Shape our Future” event in Seattle, WA. UPDATE: We won the second place judges award for a “Potential To Have Environmental Impact”. So cool!

April 29, 2018: I’ll be speaking at the Tribeca Games Festival on environmental awareness in games.

April 27, 2017: I’ll be livestreaming on the New York Times Facebook page playing Walden, a game!

April 10-13, 2017: I’ll be attending the Abu Dhabi Culture Summit where I’ll be speaking at the “Innovators Roundtable: Visions for a Different Tomorrow”.

February 28, 2017: Just launched Early Access for Walden, a game on!

February 27-March 3, 2017: I’ll be attending the Game Developers Conference this week and for the first time in almost 20 years, I won’t be speaking, hooray! Taking the conference in as an attendee will be so much fun! I will be hosting the annual USC Games alumni dinner, though, so be sure to RSVP if you’re going.

February 24, 2017: Walden, a game was featured on the front page of the New York Times today!

February 8, 2017: I’ll be presenting at ICE Totally Gaming in London, a conference for the casino gaming. Not my usual venue, but I’ll be doing a panel and a hands-on workshop for innovative design.

January 16-21, 2017: I’ll be exhibiting Walden, a game at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland! In addition to showing the game at this meeting of world leaders, I will also be presenting a talk in the BetaZone forum there on Walden, called “Alternate Futures. And, I’ll be speaking on on a panel “What is it to be human in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. I’ll also be part of a dinner discussion on “The Power of Play”.