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The Games People Play

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

SGSC_logoSubmissions for the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge open right around the corner on August 1, and offer opportunities for businesses, government and students to compete at the 2014 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) at the […]

July 11th, 2014|Events, Serious Gaming|

GarageGames CEO Takes the Stage at GameTech 2014

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

Eric-Preisz-300-pic Eric Preisz, the CEO for GarageGames, will discuss his love for gaming, and more specifically, his love for developing games, at GameTech, Sept. 3-5 in Orlando.

Eric Preisz, Chief Executive Officer for GarageGames, widely known for their development of the open source […]

July 11th, 2014|Events, Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

GameTech Call for Presentations Deadline Extended

GameTech-callForPresentationsBy popular demand, GameTech 2014 will extend the Call for Presentations to May 2, 2014. Presentation proposals are being accepted for topics on Games,Virtual Worlds and Mobile Learning Technologies and can be emailed to the Program Committee.”

“The GameTech Program Committee is […]

April 13th, 2014|Events, Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming, Virtual Worlds|

Taking Training to the EDGE

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

EDGE-STTC-DOHSAs the military continues to look at the most innovative and cost-effective ways for training their soldiers, they continue their outreach, collaborating with others who have similar needs, and inviting them to leverage both the intellectual and financial investments. One of the […]

SGS&C Winners Announced, Students Vote for New Award

By Terri M. Bernhardt

The 2013 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) winners were announced at a “standing room only” ceremony in Warfighters Corner at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) Thursday, Dec. 4. With 17 games exhibited on the floor during the 4-day I/ITSEC show, more than 15,000 attendees were presented with […]

December 18th, 2013|Serious Gaming|

SGS&C Partners with Orange County Public Schools for Gaming Pilot

By Terri M. Bernhardt

The Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) is the premier event for recognition of excellence in the field of Serious Games development.The challenge prides itself on helping to foster creativity and innovation in Serious Games for the last seven years as part of NTSA’s I/ITSEC Conference held in Orlando, FL. As […]

July 9th, 2013|Collaboration Successes, Serious Gaming, STEM|

Game Developers, Industry Continue Strong Gaming Program

By Terri Bernhardt

In the midst of travel restrictions and budget limitations, GameTech 2013 Thrills to Skills offered a compelling program for developers, users and supporting industry who attended the 2013 conference. “GameTech 2013 was a huge success,” stated Tom Baptiste, President/Executive Director of the National Center for Simulation and host for the GameTech […]

June 13th, 2013|Collaboration Successes, Serious Gaming|

DAU’s Sanchez Shares Top Ten Research Findings in Games

Slide01Dr. Alicia Sanchez holds the title of “Games Czar” at the Defense Acquisition University, and at GameTech 2013, she reviewed the top ten most relevant research findings in the use of serious video games in training and education.

While very little research on the use of video games […]

May 15th, 2013|Serious Gaming|

GameTech Succeeds in Bringing Together Training Arenas

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

There’s no doubt that 2013 was one of the most challenging planning years for GameTech organizers, with sequestration and a hard stance on any government travel. But knowing the importance of bringing together the involved areas in serious gaming and its translation into so many training arenas, the National Center for […]

May 15th, 2013|Serious Gaming|

Leader of DoD Training Programs to Kick Off GameTech

By Terri Bernhardt

Frank DiGiovanni, Director, Training Readiness and Strategy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary Defense (Readiness), will be the Government Keynote for this year’s Defense GameTech Users’ Conference: Thrills to Skills, in Orlando, Fla. Given his passionate stance in the power of simulation and its impact on warfighter readiness, GameTech leaders are confident […]