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MATRIX Receives Grant to Develop Serious Game on Ancient Egyptian History

10 March on Announcements, Serious Games

MATRIX is pleased to announce that it has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Startup Grant for the Red Land/Black Land: Teaching Ancient Egyptian History Through Game Based Learning project. Led by MATRIX Assistant Professor Ethan Watrall, the […]

KORA 1.0.0 released

08 January on Africa, Announcements, Multimedia & Digital Archives, Project Highlights, Serious Games

KORA 1.0.0 has been released. This full version release includes bug fixes from the KORA 1.0.0-beta release and additional features, including fixity checking and enhanced documentation. You can obtain KORA 1.0.0 from sourceforge: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=212072

MATRIX Faculty Member Selected to Serve on National Research Council Committee

03 November on Announcements, Serious Games

Ethan Watrall has been selected to participate as a member on the National Research Council committee on Modeling, Simulation, and Gaming. One of the committee’s objectives is to explore how gaming affects attitudes and values of the people who play […]

Matrix Co-Sponsors Meaningful Play 2008

06 October on Announcements, Serious Games

Meaningful Play 2008 (http://meaningfulplay.msu.edu) is an interdisciplinary academic conference taking part at MSU from October 9-11 that explores the potential of games to entertain, inform, educate, and persuade in meaningful ways. The conference includes thought-provoking keynotes from leaders in academia […]