I was going through my usual sources for interesting information about simulations, and came across Karl Kapp’s website and blog. Karl is a business consultant and professor at Bloomsburg University who writes about games, simulations, and learning, or as he describes it, he “consult[s] with businesses on topics related to the convergence of learning, manufacturing,… Read More »
I’m a bit late to read this post, but author Alan Moore of “Communities Dominate Brands” makes an observation in early 2007 in his post entitled “Gaming the New Marketing?“. His point is that games represent a new way to communicate with an audience, in an immersive, engaging way. He dismisses “branded entertainment” and “product… Read More »
Andy Petroski from Harrisburg University’s Learning and Entertainment Evolution Forum pointed out a blog post from Ewan Mcintosh, reflecting on Patrick Dunn’s post about the chasm between e-learning designers and video game designers.
To summarize, Patrick Dunn expresses four differences between e-learning designers and video game designers: