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RAGE helps to solve crimes

By Ana Romano, Cristina Soeiro, Raquel Guerra (EPJ)
Gamification is a tool to help criminal investigators to solve serious crimes!
As RAGE partners the Portuguese Judiciary Police Training School is developing together with GAMEWARE a serious game in which the trainees have the opportunity to simulate investigative interviewing of violent and sexual offenders. This tool will improve […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

RAGE creates impact

by Nurogames GmbH

While the development of the Water-Cooler game is coming along quite nicely preparing for the first pilots at Hull College an amazing design work has been done to give an appealing look and feel to a serious game. More and more components from the RAGE “assets’ portfolio” are being integrated into the game […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Eating our own dogfood

Post by: Johan Jeuring, UU

We are developing the scenario editor and player assets for the RAGE asset repository at Utrecht University. Right now, these assets are used for the Watercooler game of Hull to create the small dialogues team members in the game have at the watercooler. The assets are derived from the […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Talk with the game: introducing the SpeechIO asset

Post by Pedro Fialho, INESC-ID

Natural language is inherent to many games, for example in story guided games where players are provided with sets of spoken and/or written sentences denoting ways of continuing (and conducting) the game. However, the user experience of such games would be improved if natural language processing (NLP) is involved, for instance […]

By |February 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Learning Analytics and Serious Games: An Ideal Couple

By: TUGRAZ

Over the last decade, serious games have become accepted educational tools and the idea of using the great strength of modern computer games for educational purposes experienced a significant boost. From an educational perspective, computer games offer a promising approach to make learning more engaging, satisfying, and probably more effective.

However, playing experience and learning […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Gamifying the ‘whole’ world, toward a manifesto for gamification

Dr. Kam Star (PLAYGEN)

To gamify or not to gamify, that is sometimes the question.

So – whilst proponents of hard-gamification claim universal appeal of competitive zero-sum game mechanics, waxing lyrical about the propensity for human beings to engage in hypercompetitive activity to prove their worth by accumulating digital badges and virtual points to beat everyone else […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Looking for a better job? Enhance your résumé to boost your odds of getting accepted

Would you change your job as a New Year’s Resolution?
Whether the Universe brought you the opportunity of a new job or you feel like you should make a change in 2017, your résumé represents an “identity card”, a portrait of yourself. It should be clean, straightforward, catchy, therefore creating the right first impression.

The odds are […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

A Serious Games Profile for the Experience API (xAPI)

We’re happy to reproduce the note published by ADL that speaks of our work. Read the original post, here.

ADL recently collaborated with researchers from the e-learning group, Complutense University of Madrid (Department of Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence) on their H2020 RAGE research project to create a serious games profile for the Experience API (xAPI) […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

RAGE showing software at the GALA Serious Gaming Conference 2016

Post by Wim Westera,  December 6, 2016
On December 6th the RAGE project organised a demo session on the GALA serious gaming conference at Utrecht University. We presented a selection of the games and game technology components that we are developing. Also, we included demos from 2 more Horizon2020 projects (Prosociallearn and Beaconing), a demo from […]

By |December 6th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Technological Ecosystems Conference

By Boyan Bontchev (Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski)
November 21st, 2016

The Fourth International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality (TEEM2016) was organized by the Research Institute for Educational Sciences, University of Salamanca. The conference was held at Instituto Universitario de Ciencias de la Educación (IUCE) located in Salamanca, Spain.

The RAGE project was presented with one […]

By |November 28th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments