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DiGRA Flanders Meeting

Last Friday (19/10), I had the honor to speak on DiGRA Flanders Meeting, on Antwerp university. It was a wonderful opportunity to present my work to other researchers and hear about so many interesting research projects. There is so much distance between Brazil and Europe, but I hope that meetings like this become the starting point for […]

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Health in Game

Our first seminar about Health and Video Games will happen next Thursday at Icict, the institute where I work at Oswaldo Cruz  Foundation. There will be three speakers, myself included and also a demo of a game based in Brazilian history. I hope that this event is a success and hopefully become a regular happening in […]


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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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Vídeo games na Comunicação em Saúde – Abrasco 2011

Trabalho apresentado no dia 19 de abril no V Congresso Brasileiro de Ciências Sociais e Humanas em Saúde, dentro do GT de Internet e Saúde. Foi muito bem recebido pelos outros participantes, o que me deixou muito feliz. Tinha só doze minutos para a apresentação e fiquei particularmente orgulhoso de ter conseguido falar tudo em […]


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Cinema etnográfico e jogos(?)

Fui convidado por meu professor Carlos Estellita-Lins, para dar uma aula de 40 minutos no curso de atualização que ele montou: “Cinema Etnográfico, Imagem e Pesquisa Qualitativa em Saúde”. Fiquei honrado com o convite, mas também um pouco confuso. Como juntar imagem de jogos a este tema? Felizmente, com a orientação dele, consegui montar uma […]


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