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¡Algo nuevo! ¡Tenemos las instrucciones para POX: Salve la gente, en español! Descargue las aquí....

Thanks to everyone for the tremendous response we received at Gen Con! Because there was so much interest in POX: SAVE THE PEOPLE, we've decided to start shipping the second edition early! No need to wait until September. In fact, if you...

The Tiltfatory is cranking on the 2nd Edition of POX: SAVE THE PEOPLE. 2nd Edition includes minor tweaks to the game board, cards, and the game instructions. If all goes well, we hope to have POX: SAVE THE PEOPLE 2nd Edition game sets available by...

Wow! In less than two months, we are SOLD OUT of the 1st edition of our POX: SAVE THE PEOPLE Game! But do not fret! The Tiltfactor team is publishing a 2nd edition. Pre-Order Edition 2 now! Expected ship date 9/1/2011. We'll have some at...

The POX game was in the NH Union Leader this past Friday, complete with interviews of Mary Flanagan and Martin Downs of the Mascoma Valley Health Initiative. Here are some excerpts: Flanagan is quick to point out the game takes no stance on whether vaccinations are good...

Tiltfactor continues to represent and engage at PAX East this weekend! First off,  a panel discussion on Friday with lab director Mary Flanagan on Getting the Most Out of Your Game Education. Pictured here, playtest sessions for our nearly-released game POX: Save the People with folks...

Tiltfactor's official foray into health games begins this spring. Our new board game and associated web based game are launching in March at the NH Immunization Conference. The game will be for sale on our newly designed website, launching also in March. Watch this space!...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="402" caption="Dartmouth student designer Max Seidman watches a playtest while MVHI Program Coordinator Edward Ihejirika plays "][/caption] Tiltfactor is finalizing a game with local public health group Mascoma Valley Health Initiative in New Hampshire on immunization. The game will players understand “herd” immunity...

Social communications expert Clifford Nass, with researchers Eyal Ophir and Anthony Wagner, Stanford University, just completed a study of multitasking and productivity among college students. The resulting paper, "Cognitive control in media multitaskers," was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....

Does Bejeweled calm the savage beast? In a recent study funded by the game makers Popcap Games reported in the Washington Post, researchers found improved moods and heart rhythms in players-- coherent, equally spaced rhythms. The researchers note that mental health benefits for many could...