Category Archives: Games with a Mission

TBT – IBM Game Tomorrow

By Kyle Patterson A student-team worked with IBM Fellow, John Cohn, to create an interactive multimedia companion piece for an electronic game that IBM developed for Engineering Week 2008. The educational product is delivered in a multimedia of ways that kids relate to and it illuminates what makes up an electronic game and what courses […]

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TBT – EMC America’s Army 2.5 Level Development

By Kyle Patterson Back in 2008 during the Summer and Fall Semesters, The Emergent Media Center at Champlain College participated in a friendly competition between two teams of Champlain students. Two teams of Champlain students were challenged to create a polished, playable mission level under the guidance of AA’s development team. The Mission Editor, a […]

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Bluebird BBQ’s community night helps BREAKAWAY team get closer to reaching their fundraising goal

By Keeshawn Nicholson I think it is time we gave a round of applause for Emergent Media Center’s courageous and innovative football game BREAKAWAY and its team! Last Wednesday the game gained awareness through success in the team’s fundraising event at Bluebird BBQ’s community night. BREAKAWAY, a computer game developed by over 120 Champlain College students […]

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Breakaway Game

BREAKAWAY fundraising campaign is underway!

By Kyle Patterson The game BREAKAWAY, created at the Emergent Media Center at Champlain College, is currently raising funds to sponsor a trip to El Salvador to continue the BREAKAWAY initiative! By donating to BREAKAWAY our team can establish a self-sustaining BREAKAWAY camp model in El Salvador in 2014 that will continue to create change […]

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Championing BREAKAWAY in El Salvador

This snippet is re-posted from the EMC’s “Games Take on Violence Against Women” blog, chronicling the milestones and international journeys of the BREAKAWAY electronic game project. Read the full post here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— We are breathing fresh air into this blog these next two weeks. It has been quiet not because important work spreading BREAKAWAY wasn’t […]

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