Plunder! At Pearson Cite Conference

- Written by admin on September 18, 20142014: Fun-Learning: Using Educational Video Games to Reinforce Learning Outcomes Are you looking for a balance of fun and learning to gain and maintain your students' attention? Discover how educational video games could attract digital native learners and assist in improving their learning outc...

Plunder! At APSCU Convention And Exposition

- Written by admin on May 16, 20132013: Session Title: Fun-Learning: Using Educational Videogames to Reinforce Learning Outcomes Presentation Description: Do your digital native learners need to improve their learning outcomes? Integrating educational video games into the curriculum can assist educators with facilitating instruct...

Plunder! At USDLA National Conference

- Written by admin on May 16, 20132013: A session entitled: Using Educational Video Games to Reinforce Learning Outcomes was presented by Lester. Presentation Description: This session will reveal how some educational video games were used to improve students’ learning outcomes. The common and effective learning game desig...

Plunder! At Serious Play Conference

- Written by admin on August 2, 2012Chris and Lester are confirmed speakers for the 2012 Serious Play Conference but Chris won't be able to attend. Therefore, Rob and Lester are scheduled to be present. The title of the presentation is: The Design and Development of Educational Video Games. The conference will be held on DigiPen's cam...

Spring Break CE Plunder! Game Jams

- Written by admin on March 22, 2012April 10-12, 2012: In this series of Spring Break CE game jams, a collaboration of plundering pirates from multiple departments will continue with the development of Plunder! The project started in order to assist our students to enhance their communication skills for broader employment opportunitie...

Marc Prensky Invited To Full Sail By Plunder!

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012February 2012: Plunder! invited Marc Prensky for his first visit to Full Sail University. Prensky is an author, educator and thought leader, who have designed Serious Games, including EduGames for over 20 years. Even with his extensive experience, education and expertise, Prensky indicated that ...

Preproduction / Game Jams / Meetings

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012Preproduction: July 2010-September 2010 Preproduction started with representatives from different departments who served as leads and producers. Preproduction started in July 2010 and lasted until September 2010. Game Jams and Meetings: September 2010… Here are some pictures of Plu...

Plunder! Project Launch

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012September 2010: Much excitement was in the air with the official launch of a new and dynamic project! The speakers were Rob Catto, Lester Frederick, Chris Keeling, Casey Kuczik and Sean Hathaway. Rob emphasized the importance of commitment to a project with value. Lester laid down the foundational ...

6-Month Prototype Pizza Pirate Party

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012March 2011: Plundering pirates gathered together for our 6-month prototype milestone and pizza party. Roughly, 60 people were in attendance. Bill Galbreath shared words of inspiration and support. Justin Gallo was our guest speaker. Kevin Robertson was our special guest from Unity. The Prototype of...

1 Year Anniversary For Plunder!

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012September 2011: The Plundering Pirates attended the September 2011 one-year anniversary celebration of Plunder! The latest Plunder! build was showcased with interactive fighting and learning, lots of running and jumping about over planks, and forays through lush scenery, of the island backdrop. A...

Full Sail Alumni Plunder! Internship

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012October 2011: Plunder! is pleased to offer an internship to Full Sail graduates! The perks are credits on the final version of the EduGame, product development and project management experience, and the opportunity to join students and Full Sail faculty on this dynamic project. Interns will also...

Sloan Conference Digital Poster By Plunder!

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012November 2011: The Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning was held on November 2011. Sloan’s goal is to promote online learning, teaching, and research in new media and emerging technologies. Plunder! represented the EduGame Team and Full Sail University with a digital poster ...

Serious Games Challenge Finalist At I/ITSEC

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012December 2011: The 2011 Conference saw 20,000 registrants from 56 different countries in attendance. At least half of the registrants were from the government sector. This was the first time that a Full Sail University team submitted a project and was selected to be a finalist. The entire team, ...

Plunder! Displayed at Otronicon

- Written by admin on March 12, 2012January 2012: Joshua Grissett and Jared Geoffroy represented Plunder! at Otronicon. The STEM initiative at Otronicon was conceived to engage hard-to-reach middle and high school students with digital media that they can relate to. Plunder! was available for attendants to play and learn. In additi...

Plunder! Launched New Website

- Written by admin on March 5, 2012March 2012: Plunder! officially launched its new website! Special thanks to Edward Almeida, the Production & Deployment Department Chair in WDDBS. Edward went above and beyond to bring his team together to build us an attractive and professional website. Curtis Loisel, a recent WDDBS graduate...