Doing Things with Games: Social Impact Through Play

1st Edition

Lindsay D. Grace

CRC Press
Published July 16, 2019
Reference - 254 Pages - 7 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138367265 - CAT# K396936

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The book provides a contemporary foundation in designing social impact games. It is structured in 3 parts: understanding, application, and implementation. The book serves as a guide to designing social impact games, particularly focused on the needs of, media professionals, indie game designers and college students. It serves as a guide for people looking to create social impact play, informed by heuristics in game design.


Key Features

  • Provides contemporary guide on the use of games to create social impact for beginner to intermediate practitioners
  • o Provides design and implementation strategies for social impact games
  • Provides wide ranging case studies in social impact games
  • Provides professional advice from multiple social impact industry practitioners via sidebar interviews, quotes, and postmortems
  • Provides a quick start guide on creating a variety of social impact engagements across a wide variety of subjects and aims
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