Games for Change (G4C), the international nonprofit dedicated to supporting research & development of digital gaming for positive social change, announces their very first Boston Games Salon, which will serve as the local adjunct to the national umbrella organization of Games for Change.
The first meeting will serve as an organizing event designed to support the Boston-based community of folks interested in digital games for social change, whether you are a researcher, developer, non-profit rep. or just plan interested in our movement. Along with this special focus on how to shape G4C's Boston activities and outreach, the evening will also highlight a game by Kent Quirk, founder CogniToy – focused on environmental issues/global warming.
Demos will also be presented by MIT's Education Arcade!
Date: Monday, February 26, 2007
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: MIT – Room: Building 14E (east), room 304
It will be a great chance to network with others in the field—drinks and snacks will be provided!!
We have limited space, so please RSVP to Gary Goldberger (Regional Leader – Boston) @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-956-5707
For more information about Games For Change, explore . . .
Kent Quirk is a software architect, game designer and entrepreneur with 25 years of software development experience who has been working in computer games and educational software since the mid-1990s. He has led the development of several commercial games, including MindRover, 5 Card Dash, and Cosmic Blobs. He is the founder and CTO of CogniToy, and is currently working on a game about global warming.
Demos will be exhibited during the networking hour.