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Earlier this year we entered a Tiltfactor prototype game, Continental Drift, into the 2017 Board Game Geek Two-Player Print and Play Design Contest. This week we were excited to learn that, out of over 30 entries, Continental Drift was voted: #1 Best New Mechanic #1 Best Use...

Tiltfactor has just started a local game development meet up --the Upper Valley Game Designers Meeting! Yes. First meeting is this Thursday, 6th July 2017, 6:30pkm at the lab, 245 Black Arts in Hanover NH. Mary will be speaking in Delft next week, held jointly by ISAGA (International...

Tiltfactor had the honor of hosting its first ever Game Jam in the lab as a part of the national Arctic Climate Game Jam (http://climategamejam.org). We had a great turnout, with creativity and free Thai food flowing through our participants' veins. Esteemed Professor Ross Virginia, director...

Featured image is Gordon, W. J. (1907). Round about the North Pole. Max and I recently had the opportunity to talk to Barnard students in Stephanie Pfirman’s Exploring the Poles first year seminar about how games can be used as tools for effective communication. To start things off, Max...

We've just received funding to design, create, and study a digital game intervention prototype to decrease loneliness in elderly populations, specifically in rural communities! We also have new support to continue our construal research (whether and how digital and non-digital platforms activate differing default levels of...

This past week, I attended and presented three posters at the annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference in San Antonio, Texas. The conference began for me with the Intervention Science Preconference, which made its SPSP debut. The day was filled with talks about...

New research from Dartmouth's Tiltfactor Lab will be presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (#spsp2017) conference in San Antonio this week! Our fiction in STEM research, "Interpretations of a Science Bias Narrative Vary by Gender," will be discussed by Gili Freedman and...

Here are some venues at which to catch Mary Flanagan speaking or showing art in the spring of 2017: First off, Mary's work [bombscotch] is showing in the PUSH PLAY exhibition January 12 - March 4 2017 at the Hedreen Gallery, Seattle http://www.gamescenes.org/2017/01/event-push-play-january-12-march-4-2017-hedreen-gallery-seattle-1.html Also in January: I'm in HACKING / MODDING...

Tiltfactor's director Mary has found herself quite into Instagram. You'll find her posts crossing all the domains in which she works: the art world, Tiltfactor, game industries, writing, and other curiosities. Find her Instagramming over at @critical.play, https://www.instagram.com/critical.play/...