Our Latest Initiative CreativeCulture Kicks off!

Our Latest Initiative CreativeCulture Kicks off!

DMLL has recently received funding from NEWTON UK-SEA (AHRC + MoHE) programme to expand the impact of the GameChangers initiative into South-East Asia. The project is called CreativeCulture, which stands for ‘Creative and participatory transcultural...
Beaconing, one year in.

Beaconing, one year in.

Yes this post is a bit late as it is actually a year, 1 month and 20 days old today! The project has since produced some early mock-ups that were demonstrated at the last GALA conference in Utrecht, and has also been shortlisted for the Best Education Project...
Introducing the What is Your Story? Cards

Introducing the What is Your Story? Cards

Understanding abstract concepts can be a bit tricky if they are not relatable. Personalising narratives around a topic or a subject contextualised the relevance and the applicability of the topic. Identifying with the potential of visual learning to help foster a more...
Crowd4Roads Project Kicks Off

Crowd4Roads Project Kicks Off

I mentioned this project on one of my previous posts. The Crowd4Roads (C4Rs) project is co-funded by the Eu Commission Horizon 2020 programme (€1.5 million, 7 partners, 3 years), and was finally kicked off in Ancona, Italy on 3-4 February 2016. The project will be...
Live and Kicking: The Beaconing Project Begins

Live and Kicking: The Beaconing Project Begins

On 19-20th January, we kicked off the BEACONING project, with 26 attendees representing fifteen partners from nine different countries coming together for the first time to define a shared vision and mission for the project over the next three years. We...
Game Changers: Designing an Open Games Design Programme

Game Changers: Designing an Open Games Design Programme

This week, during a brainstorming session in the DMLL with my good friend and colleague Kate Green, we sat down on a couple of bean bags in our lab and started to try and imagine what an open games design programme might look like. We both wanted to get...