Brenda Romero

Gaming for understanding

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDxPhoenix
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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.

Brenda Romero
/ Game designer

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

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