Projects and Team

Current Projects

  • This semester (Spring 2014), we are exploring the game design process by creating a tabletop game revolving around the theme of a snowball fight.
  • In February of this year, we participated in the Spring 2014 Marist GameJam and, in collaboration with several Marist students, designed a cooperative puzzle tabletop game.

Our Research Team

Doug Maynard

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See About Me to learn about my scholarship and teaching interests. I am interested in exploring how games can foster learning both in and outside of educational settings and the benefits of board games in general and cooperative gaming in particular. I enjoy a variety of tabletop games, especially role-playing games (e.g., Pathfinder) and cooperative games (e.g., Pandemic). On the digital side, I appreciate good adventure games, especially those with an engaging narrative (e.g., Grim Fandango, Dreamfall).

Caitlin Hoben

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Caitlin is currently an undergraduate student in the industrial and organizational psychology concentration at SUNY New Paltz.

Lauren Handy

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Lauren is a second year Master’s student in the Psychology program. While being in the lab, she is also working on her thesis looking at frustration being a moderating variable between violent video games and aggression.

 

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