Our games en gamifications are used mainly in education, youth work and health care. And whether we create a board game or a virtual reality experience, all our projects are focused on giving players a power-up for life in a playful way. Note: have way more projects in our portfolio, but are still busy translating! Please get in touch if you want to here about more examples.

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Can you learn Supported Communication (SC) through a game?

Supported Communication Game

Discovering words and meanings together

Supported Communication (SC) is the use of alternative forms of communication for people who do not speak or speak with difficulty. With Stichting Deelkracht, we are investigating how a serious game can support parents and professionals in finding a suitable form of SC, together with the child.

There is a lot of knowledge about SC, but this knowledge does not always reach parents and professionals. Moreover, the communication problems are very diverse. This makes it difficult for parents and professionals to actually start with SC. Read here how we want to change that.


Can you learn Supported Communication (SC) through a game?

Together with Province of Friesland and SFBO, we are researching – through gaming and prototyping – ways to stimulate the use of Frisian among young children. How do you effectively…

Practice reading and spreaking in a playfull way

Together with the Centre for Language and Speech Technology at Radboud University Nijmegen, 8D Games conducted research into the use of speech technology and gaming to promote language skills in…

How to increase biking enjoyment among children

Cycling is healthy, we all know that. But how do you make a cycling trip interesting and feasible for young families? For the Province of Groningen, we investigated what games…
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Increasing therapy adherence through gaming: is it possible?

The Skating Game is balance training and fall prevention for the elderly in a fun package. The elderly person makes skating movements in front of a Kinect and is encouraged…
Serious game

How do you improve young people’s sexual resilience?

The serious game Dignity gets teenagers talking about sexual boundaries and thus increases sexual resilience. The game was developed in cooperation with professionals from GGD Friesland.
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Talking about poverty through a serious game

BAAS is an augmented reality game that engages children in a playful conversation about poverty. They go on an adventure in their own neighbourhood with the stray dog Bonnie. The…

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