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Brenda Romero:
Gaming for understanding

TEDxPhoenix · 9:23 · Filmed Nov 2011

It's never easy to get across the magnitude of complex tragedies — so when Brenda Romero's daughter came home from school asking about slavery, she did what she does for a living — she designed a game. She describes the surprising effectiveness of this game, and others, in helping the player really understand the story.

Game designer
Brenda Romero designs games that turn some of history's most tragic lessons into interactive, emotional experiences. Full bio