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Archive for "Aug 2011"

The History of MMORPGs

Namaste, which is a startup working on the  intriguing concept of Storybricks, created a handy chart showing the history and evolution of MMORPGs. Despite their recent creation, there are lots of MMORPGs distributed in different genres. Looking to the chart I first had two thoughts: 1. Ok, not a single MMORPG based on health concepts. […]


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Abstract: Potential Uses of Video Games in Public Health Communication

This is the abstract of the paper presented at IAMCR 2011 in Istanbul on July, 14.

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Paper: The Potential of Videogames in Public Health Communication

This paper sums up my research proposal and it was presented at VG3 in Oxford on July, 10th. It will be published in the conference proceedings but can be read now here or below:

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A Tale of Two Cities

I was fortunate enough to be selected to present papers in two conferences, talking about video games in health communication. I received no financial aid for travel, so I decided to turn the academic travel also in a vacation trip. Despite that, last July was not so much of a vacation even with all the […]

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