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MDM Student Team Runner Up In Niantic Beyond Reality Developer Contest

We’re pleased to announce that a team of MDM students and faculty was runner up in the Niantic Beyond Reality Developer Contest. Up against 9 other teams—mostly professional game developers—the MDM team was the only student

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Games For Change: Meet DOWiNO Co-Founder Nordine Ghachi

In addition to our academic partnerships, both with our partner schools and educational institutions worldwide, the Centre for Digital Media also has strong partnerships with industry.

Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting Nordine Ghachi, the creative director and co-founder of DOWiNO - a serious games company from Lyon, France. Nordine was visiting to learn more about the CDM, what we do here and how he can collaborate with us. 

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Games for Good: MDM Students Build Serious Games

This semester three MDM student projects are using games or gamified technology to teach healthy behavioral changes in response to three very different problems industry clients posed to them. The three teams: The Goal Diggers, Viva la Vida, and the Brain Bros—while given different problems and briefed by very different clients—all decided to solve their clients’ problems by building digital, gamified solutions.

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Team Candor on Creating Story Through Mechanics

Team Candor began as a student pitched project in the summer semester of the Master of Digital Media Program.

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Roles in Games: Game Designer

Games, games, games. The games industry is a wide and varied world, filled to the brim with all types of professions: from engineers to game designers, artists to marketing folks, the list goes on and on.

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Students Building an Online VR Escape Room for Older Adults

How can video game designers engage older generations with new technologies? How do older adults interact with technologies like VR and online social games?

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MDM Alumni Game Rocket Fist Launching May 12

The Centre for Digital Media is chock-full of creativity and talent. Because of this, the Master of Digital Media program often sparks side projects amongst students and many alumni continue to work on these projects after they’ve completed the program.

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