Sunday, August 8, 2010

Serious Games Video Lectures By Daniel Floyd

Serious Games to enable learning rather than educate



Via: You Tube Kirithem’s Channel

Daniel Floyd is an aspiring character animator living near Athens, Georgia. He has recently finished his studies at Animation Mentor and looks forward to starting his animation career.

Prior to Animation Mentor, Daniel studied animation at both the Savannah College of Art & Design, and the University of Georgia.

In addition to his animation work, Daniel also runs a series of video "lectures" with game designer James Portnow, co-founder of Divide By Zero Games, presenting a wide variety of video gaming issues and game design theory, including Video Games and Learning. These videos have been featured along with Portnow's columns on sites including Edge and Gamasutra.

Daniel Floyd’s You Tube Channel has more than 9000 subscribers and 16 video uploads, Video Games and Learning being amongst the top rated ones with almost 100k views.


As of July 26, 2010 they’ve been picked up by The Escapist and we'll be airing a new episode every Thursday.

See video announcement here.