Computer games + math = fun and learning in schools

Check out this Seattle Times article from higher-education reporter Katherine Long to learn how CGS is working to make games more effective at teaching math.

Foldit player visits UW!

Today we had a special visit to the Center for Game Science and Baker Lab here at the University of Washington from Foldit player and #2 ranked global soloist gmn! We had a great time swapping stories and talking shop.

Thanks for stopping by, gmn! Come back and see us again soon.

Science Expo Day 2013

expodayScience EXPO Day is a festive, one-day event at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center featuring over 150 booths, activities, demonstrations, and performances that celebrate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). We were proud to represent UW’s College of Engineering at the event! A big thank you to those of you who came out to see us!

Here are our favorite snaps from the event:

View the full album on flickr.

Penny Arcade TV

patvThis week Foldit is featured on Penny Arcade TV’s Extra Credits, which takes a deeper look at games; how they are made, what they mean and how we can make them better. This week’s topic is centered around the need to change the conversation around video games.


Engineering Discovery Days 2013



We had a great time presenting at Engineering Discovery Days this year. A big thank you to all the teachers, students, friends, and family that came out to see us and demo our games!

This year’s event brought over 9,000 guests to campus to participate in engineering innovation and we couldn’t be more proud to be part of it. Enjoy some of our favorite shots from the day!

We’ll see you at Engineering Discovery Days 2014!