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Play Caduceus for Generation Cures Project

http://kids.generationcures.org/play

Caduceus is an online puzzle and adventure game that takes players to a mythical world where they must find a cure for a plague that’s sweeping the land. Players of all ages, but especially those in middle school, can “game for good” as part of the Generation Cures project, learning about science as they help to raise money for critical pediatric medical research. The “In the Classroom” program is ideally suited for classroom lessons and fundraising projects.

 

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Jaron Lanier Keynote - The Magic of Haptics

Microsoft Research, author, You Are Not A Gadget discusses new developments bringing haptics into gaming. (Note, a few minutes of audio difficulties near the beginning, but its soon corrected)
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New research tool predicts what online gamers will do next

New research tool predicts what online gamers will do next | World Changing Games | Scoop.it
Is there such a thing as free will, or are our actions predetermined by the way our brains work? If recent research conducted at North Carolina State University is anything to go by, it might seem that the latter is more likely to be true - at least when it comes to gaming. After analyzing the behavior of 14,000 players of the online role-playing game World of Warcraft, an NCSU team was able to predict the future actions of those players with up to 80 percent accuracy.
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