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Can Gaming Address Serious Issues?

Games are a great way to explore policy options because they allow the player to see both intended and unintended consequences of decisions, said Diane Tucker who directs the Center’s Serious Games Initiative. Tucker described important updates coming this fall with the Election Edition of the serious game Budget Hero.

“Budget Hero” Added to BrainPOP’s Free Resource for Top Educational Games

WASHINGTON – “Budget Hero,” the computer game, designed to help people of all ages understand the Federal budget and the underlying issues that shape it, is now offered on the free resource GameUp™,  BrainPOP’s collection of cross-curricular game titles from leading publishers.

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