Posted by: Jared Seay | May 3, 2012

Gaming for understanding: The Middle Passage

This is a TED video featuring game designer Brenda Brathwaite. 

It’s never easy to get across the magnitude of complex tragedies — so when Brenda Brathwite’s daughter came home from school asking about slavery, she did what she does for a living — she designed a game. At TEDxPhoenix she describes the surprising effectiveness of this game, and others, in helping the player really understand the story.  (TEDxPhoenix, Filmed Nov 2011)

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