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Register and Play Factomo!

Factomo is a project team at Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center charged with creating a new interactive game experience through which players can create and operate the manufacturing factory of the future for General Motors.  We are working with our … Continue reading

The EN-V

In Factomo, you will be assembling GM’s EN-V concept car. EN-V, which is short for Electric Networked-Vehicle, maintains the core principle of personal mobility – freedom – while helping remove the motor vehicle from the environmental debate and redefining design … Continue reading

Our Second Playtest

This playtest, conducted with a general audience from the ETC, was aimed to expose data about playability and general game strategy. As a result, we realized many things in the UI that were confusing or overly complex. We have since … Continue reading

Our First Playtest

A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to share our prototype with some EA executives and ETC classmates. Our goals were to determine what was currently impacting playability, what could be done about it, and in general, what the … Continue reading

Our Travels to Detroit

On the first week of the team travelled to Detroit to meet our clients in person and to tour a General Motors final assembly facility.  This was an insightful visit and gave us all our first exposure to the industrial … Continue reading


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