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Posted: Dec.12.2013
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Brenda Romero, UCSC's Game Designer in Residence, has been named on of the top 10 game designers this year by Gamasutra!

There are a few high-profile individuals in game development we may point to as public speakers and advocates for the medium. Of those, Wizardry and Train developer Brenda Romero is almost certainly the most eloquent, and undeniably the most passionate. In 2013, she reminded us of the reasons we create and play -- losing sight of that signals the death knell of an art form.

Posted: Dec.04.2013
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Developed by the brilliant and crafty minds at the Center for Games and Playable Media at the University of California Santa Cruz, Xylem: The Code of Plants is a puzzle game unlike any other!

 

Posted: Oct.22.2013
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Perhaps more than any other speaker we’ve had, Heather Kelley demonstrates that it’s possible to create games that stay completely true to one’s own interests. Kelley’s work is deeply individual, uniquely suited for her interests and lifestyle. Her games are art, and look into the future of gaming from an angle that few other games have accomplished.

Posted: Oct.10.2013
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We are happy to host Adam Russell as the next speaker in this quarter's IFOG lecture series!

Posted: Oct.09.2013
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With the excitement of school year's end, we missed a couple Grad Student Spotlights! Whoops. Anyway, this month our spotlight is on none other than our very own Grace Lin!