Welcome to Zapdramatic
Zap produces addictive negotiation games for ENTERTAINMENT and life skills development.
Zap simulations allows Users to venture beyond the comfort zone, try new strategies, make mistakes and gain new insights without the real-world consequences. Zap Simulations provide a safe sandbox environment to learn and practice new skills that enhance one's ability to compete in the real world.
Inside the Haiti Earthquake simulation was nominated for a Webby Award for Best Writing. Also,
Zapdramatic's Michael Gibson teamed up with PTV productions to write and co-direct with Nicolas Jolliet and producer Katie McKenna a simulation on the immediate aftermath of the Haiti earthquake from three points of view.
In November 2010 Michael Gibson presented a paper on the writing process at the International Conference on Interactive Story-telling in Edinburgh. The paper was published by http://www.springerlink.com/content/m1u3w33w2t68n7h2/
The paper is also available for free download here.
Read Amanda Lin Costa's article in the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amanda-lin-costa/disaster-a-serious-game_b_776949.html
Read this review from GamesFirst.com "Zap games are fun to play and pragmatically useful" by Laurie Taylor.
Zap-designed courses include:
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