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May 21, 2018 12:59 pm

Learn how games are going beyond entertainment at this event

The May 22 panel exploring gamification will be held at Alley powered by Verizon.
The AU Game Lab at the Indie Arcade at the Smithsonian.

The AU Game Lab at the Indie Arcade at the Smithsonian.

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Video games were originally developed strictly for fun, but it’s increasingly apparent that the principles at play have implications for lots of industries looking to engage users and solve problems.

A May 22 panel discussion organized by General Assembly D.C. at Alley powered by Verizon is delving into gamification, and what industries it’ll spread to next. The free event, titled “The Power of Play: Behind the Scenes of the Gaming Industry, runs 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Panelists include:

  • Chloe VarelidiDesign DirectorHumans Who Play
  • Lindsay GraceAssociate Professor and Founding DirectorAmerican University Game Lab and Studio
  • Matt Zymet, Digital and Immersive Media Executive.
  • Nika Nour, head of public affairs, Entertainment Software Association.
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