Values at Play - Casual Game Engine Construction for Social Impact Games (2007-present)

Lab for Game Design and Development, Rochester Institute of Technology Collaboration with Helen Nissenbaum and Mary Flanagan


This research initiative aims to develop casual game engines for the Values at Play project co-located at New York University and Dartmouth.  R.I.T.'s role as a subcontractor is the development of two game engines that can support values such as cooperation, collaboration, sustainability, sharing, and other social attributes. The deliverables to be provided will include 2 game engines.  The game engines will be built using Adobe Flash and appropriate web and database technologies.  The funding for this project will be used to hire and supervise three (3) undergraduate students.  The experience is designed to be both a scholarship and educational experience for the aforementioned undergraduate students.  Current deliverables include Profit Seed and Layoff with pending deliverable of Skoolin'.  Deliverables are hosted at This work was partially funded through a National Science Foundation subcontract.


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