Tagged: Gaming

SXSWi Aftermath: Social Creation with Adam of Mowgli Games

Startup Village Accelerator Alternate Mowgli Games is soon to release their latest application (Songster) during South by Southwest, the social phenomena they are preaching is what makes this content worth watching. “Songster” is a Facebook application which empowers end-users with music remixing tools. Users participating in this “Social Creation” activity develop pieces of work from...

Can Gaming Make the World Better?

To kick off this Sunday morning of SXSWi, all those with altruist concerns congregated for the enlightening panel called “Can Gaming Make the World a Better Place?”. This panel was a must-see for I feel a strong, magnanimous aclivity for any person or organization working to improve the world and not just their bank accounts....

Preview: The iPad – The Second Coming of the CD-ROM

This year with so many panels and events going on simultaneously, it is easy to overlook or miss a panel of great value/importance. On Monday March 12th, “The iPad: The Second Coming of the CD-ROM” is a SXSWi panel any digital user or producer should not miss. When the CD-ROM became mainstreamed in 1985, the...

From Microblogging to "Microgaming:" Is Twitter the New Gaming Platform?

Most tweeple know how challenging it can be to say what you want in 140 characters or less, but these kinds of constraints are exactly what give Twitter a unique advantage in the gaming industry. In the Playing with 140 Characters: Designing Games for Twitter Games panel today at SXSW 2010, game designers Eric Zimmerman,...

Girl Gamer: Dee Kapila

As Kristin and I searched for parking and entered the Austin Convention Center Friday afternoon, the sacred arena of SXSW Interactive, we were overwhelmed by the amount of laptops, cameras, video cameras, smart phones, (the list continues) in one given area. We met up with Dee Kapila from GirlStart as she was checking in, and...