Causebuilding Games: Fundraising & Social Gaming Streams

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

3:30pm to 4:30pm (CST)

With the rise of DIY gamebuilding engines the cost of game production now makes it possible for nonprofits, political campaigns and other public organizations to create a game overnight. Trends in social gaming for the social sector include persistent communities for causes, dynamic solution-based crowdsourcing challenges and transmedia campaigns that fit well with video and web planning for large or small groups.

Are you trying to live video with virtual worlds for your upcoming fundraising event? Need to create a quick game, campaign or experience for your constituents but daunted by the task? Selling virtual goods to raise money for a crisis cause?

Explore mixed reality production, streaming embeds, twitter and comment community integration, game creation on the fly, collaborative processes for production. Figure out how to get your teams building together in 3D worlds, video mixes, challenges and design jams. Play your passion and make it fun for new people to engage with you!

LEVEL: Advanced

About the speakers

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Evonne Heyning

Love * Founder * Producer * Strategist * Artist * Curate * Streamer of Social Actions * Challenge Designer * Transmedia Play @BeEmbodied & @TSsystems CCO bio from Twitter

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Josephine Dorado

Professor at the New School, Producer for This Spartan Life, Founder of Kidz Connect, Fulbrighter, social entrepreneur, performer, skydiver bio from Twitter

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13 attendees

  • ✩ evonne heyning ∞
  • Chuck Fletcher
  • Sandeep Parikh
  • erwin blom
  • Josephine Dorado
  • Jon Lim
  • Mick Darling
  • Jeff Putthoff, SJ
  • Robbie Whiting
  • TH Schee
  • Yesenia Sotelo
  • Sean Steinmarc
  • Tony Amoyal

16 trackers

  • Andrea Nordgren
  • Antonio Kaplan
  • Bruno Alves Mendonça
  • Carson McDonald
  • Charles Chuang
  • Dan Weingrod
  • Eric Kramer
  • Marieke Hensel
  • PF Samuelson
  • Jason Reynolds
  • Jason Wehmhoener
  • liangcw
  • Mathilde Piard
  • Nida Zada
  • Patricia Marinho
  • Shelley Cook

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Time 3:30pm4:30pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011


Room 6AB, Austin Convention Center

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