Brenda Romero

Gaming for understanding

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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.

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Brenda Romero · Game designer

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

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