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The Problem of Self-Objectification

After going to Chicago’s latest Comic-Con ago its hard not to notice the objectification of women. What some people might not think about however, is the self-objectification of women.  Mindy shared a great article with me on the matter, from a panel presentation called “Oh, You Sexy Geek!”  The panel description:  Does displaying the sexiness [...]

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Being included in NHL 12…

Being included in NHL 12…

“…14-year-old Lexi Peters will be stick handling past men twice her size as she plays in the starting lineup for the Buffalo Sabres. Or the Vancouver Canucks. Or any NHL team the 90-pound left-winger chooses. Because when video game publisher Electronic Arts releases the latest edition of its popular NHL series on Tuesday, Lexi will [...]

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3G Partners with Zidware to Enter Mosquito Race into STEM Video Game Challenge

3G Partners with Zidware to Enter Mosquito Race into STEM Video Game Challenge

Team Chi-Buzz, a group of teens girls who worked under the mentorship of indie game designer, Susana Ruiz (Take Action Games) at the 3G Summit, has just entered a playable prototype of Mosquito race into the national STEM Video Game Challenge where they are competing for up to $50,000 in prizes. Inspired by the Educate [...]

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3G Project and IAM Team Combine to Design and Release Glop Ogus, a game that challenges users to look at the world differently

3G Project and IAM Team Combine to Design and Release Glop Ogus, a game that challenges users to look at the world differently

In Summer of 2010, world renowned game designer, Tracy Fullerton served as a mentor for Team Awesome, a group of teenage girls at the 3G Summit (August 12-15th, 2010).  The original game concept was awarded the Audience Choice Award and the IAM Faculty Award. After Team Awesome put their brains behind Glop Ogus, the concept [...]

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Mosquito Race: Screenshots

Mosquito Race: Screenshots

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Mosquito Race UPDATE with in-game screenshots!

Mosquito Race UPDATE with in-game screenshots!

The Game Mosquito Race is fun, challenging, scientifically educational and socially relevant. In fact, the team of girls was inspired by their own experiences in Chicago during the Summer of 2010 when an unusual combination of conditions led to a mosquito outbreak that in the end impacted their own lives. As they began their rigorous [...]

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The G-Team Speaks Out!

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The 3G Forum

Questions to the panel. Love, the audience:

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The Glop Ogos

Game Summary – by Kira and Angela There is a Planet named Ogos. The Land of Ogos was beautiful, awesome, peaceful, amazing, and… anything else nice you can thing of; full of lush Ogogian trees. That is, until Glops from the planet Glopenspeil come and start cutting down the trees- causing Ogos to become unstable [...]

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Petal vs Nikko

During our previous meeting we had the G Team play Flower and Grand Theft Auto IV. This week we asked them a couple of questions about their experience with these two very different games. Which did you prefer and why? If so, describe.. Do you think these games were made for a specific audience? Consider [...]

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