Mary Flanagan’s novel game designs span board games, card games, digital games and even sports.
Gallery-related and more arts-focused works including “art games” can be discovered in “Works from the Studio.”
Commercially distributed games or games intended for wide audiences are created at the award winning game research and development laboratory she founded, Tiltfactor.org, and/or through her publishing company, Resonym.
One of the recent Resonym games by Flanagan is…
In MONARCH® you play as an heir to the throne. Your mother, the Queen, has lived out her years and will soon pass on the crown. The time has come for you and your siblings to demonstrate your intelligence, compassion, bravery, and strength as leaders. Out perform your siblings to demonstrate your ingenuity and strength. Choose strategies that will bring prosperity to the land and glory to your court. Defend the realm from threats and famine. Only the player with the most majestic court will be named heir.
There are many paths to choose from, but only one will become the next MONARCH. Who will reign?
Tiltfactor uses its unique design methodology to incorporate fundamental human values and psychological principles to promote learning, attitude change, and behavior change. Tiltfactor investigates the power of story, systems thinking, and empathy to craft powerful experiences that make a difference in people’s lives: by reducing stereotypes and biases, promoting wellness, harnessing new forms of knowledge, and increasing global awareness, Tiltfactor’s approach revolutionizes new technology design for a better world. We develop board games, card games, sports, urban games, and digital games for a variety of platforms, and publish both qualitative and quantitative research results from our controlled empirical studies.
Ancient Discovery Channel Games
Once upon a time, designers made games that were played on CDROMs! At Human Code in Austin Texas we made a nifty collection of learning games and .edu software.
Here are some classics: