Foldit

“Foldit is a revolutionary crowdsourcing computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research…With all the things proteins do to keep our bodies functioning and healthy, they can be involved in disease in many different ways. The more we know about how certain proteins fold, the better new proteins we can design to combat the disease-related proteins and cure the diseases. Below, we list three diseases that represent different ways that proteins can be involved in disease.” – Foldit

Mondo Nano

“In Mondo Nano Colin Milburn takes his readers on a playful expedition through the emerging landscape of nanotechnology, offering a light-hearted yet critical account of our high-tech world of fun and games. This expedition ventures into discussions of the first nanocars, the popular video games Second Life, Crysis, and BioShock, international nanosoccer tournaments, and utopian nano cities…”

Ion: A Compound Building Game

“An Explosively Fun Card Game for 2 -7 players about the chemistry of basic elements, ionic bonding, and everyday compounds!” – Ion Kickstarter Curator: Steve Wilcox Steve Wilcox is an assistant professor in the Game Design & Development program at Wilfrid Laurier University where he researches & creates knowledge translation games. He is also the…