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ETC at Games for Change Festival

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At this year’s Game for Change Festival, the ETC student project Ignite will showcase their theatrical game experience, Give Me Your Gun on Friday, June 24 • 3:15pm – 4:00pm.   Give Me Your Gun attempts to bring a game designer’s sensibility of player agency and interactivity into the world of live theater.  The closest thing to… Read more »

Serious Games Gold Award Winner

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Congratulations to the ETC student team True North, their interactive experience, FINE LINE, was just named a Gold Metal Winner at the 2016 International Serious Play Awards! The game is an interactive experience for students at Carnegie Mellon University, addressing academic integrity, on and beyond campus life.  Presented in the form of a web-based, illustrated… Read more »

ETC in CREATE 2016 Best of the Creative Industries

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ETC student projects work: Injustice, Decisions that Matter, Imago and VR Rehearsal App for Public Speaking have been named in the Top Ten Education + Gaming Projects of the Year for Create 2016’s Best of the Creative Industries. The CREATE Festival, presented by the Pittsburgh Technology Council, in Partnership with the Dollar Bank Three Rivers… Read more »

ETC participates in TODASTW

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ETC faculty members Mike Christel and Brenda Harger participated in yesterday’s Take Your Daughters and Sons to Word Day on CMU’s main campus. They shared the importance if improvisational acting in fostering teamwork and increasing listening skills. They also discussed game design principles behind common card games.   Thanks Mike and Brenda.  

Emotionshop selected for Different Games Conference

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The ETC student team Emotionshop,  has been selected to showcase their package of games, Emotionshop Museum, during the Different Games Conference in Brooklyn, NY April 8-9, 2016.  The opportunity will allow the team to make further conversations with the gaming industry about their goal to provide game designers with additional tools when designing emotions by… Read more »

Alumni update, Danielle Holstine (’11), Goutham Dindukurthi (’10)

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Danielle Holstine (’11) , Engineer, Research and Development for Universal Creative (a part of Universal Parks & Resorts) talks about her path to her current position with the help of the TEA NextGen Initiative.  Her success story is featured on the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)’s Connect blog. Goutham Dindukurthi (’10) and his company Holy Cow… Read more »

Emotionshop post featured in Gamasutra

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ETC student pitch project Emotionshop has one of their blogs featured in Gamasutra.  Below is an email from one of the team members: ‘Emotionshop is doing a blogpost series on Gamasutra about the lessons we learned designing games for seven different emotions. This is in line with our goal of providing game designers with additional… Read more »

Half presentations

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Last week ETC students formally presented to ETC faculty, students, and guests the status of their projects at the mid-point of the semester. In 15 minute presentations, the project teams gave updates on what they are making for their clients and what they have accomplished so far.   The teams also included information on their target… Read more »

Drew Davidson on WGBH Innovation Hub

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Kara Miller interviews ETC Director, Drew Davidson, on storytelling and videogames for the Innovation Hub broadcast at WGBH. You can listen to the interview on Innovation Hub’s Sound Cloud.

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