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Using 3DHive in a primary school classroom: early ...

In my previous two posts here, I described some of the research work that we’ve been carrying out with a local primary school using 3DHive, and discussed what we’ve learned about the importance of preparing well – thinking …

Using 3DHive in a primary school classroom: early ...

Using games to teach is hard. Over the past ten years, research has repeatedly shown that, despite the clear potential for games to play a powerful role in formal curricular teaching, the complexity of the classroom context and …

Playware Staff Interview Series – Jon Chan

Senior 3D artist Jon Chan has been with Playware Studios since the very beginning in 2005. Dabbling occasionally in the creation of game levels within 3D Hive, he prefers designing challenges rather than narratives. We find out from …

Playware Staff Interview Series – Hong Zheny...

Senior Software Developer Hong Zhenyang has been interested in programming since he was 12 years old. At 15, he started dabbling in C++. Years later (and many programming languages after), Hong is now the lead for 3DHive.build, the …

Making Games Is More Than Just Child’s Play

It’s an understatement to say that today’s kids are smarter than those of previous generations. There seems to be very little that they don’t know or have an opinion about. My kids, for example, can have prolonged discourses …