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GGDCT Games: Beyond Entertainment

Girl Geek Dinners Cape Town is a networking event for women and men who are passionate about technology. This September guests were immersed into the virtual world of gaming by Sea Monster’s Lead Game Developer, Jade Mathieson.

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Girl Geek Dinners Cape Town is a networking event for women and men who are passionate about technology. This September guests were immersed into the virtual world of gaming by Sea Monster’s Lead Game Developer, Jade Mathieson.

Jade shared with the audience our insights into why people are are spending more hours and energy engaged in gaming.  Girl Geek dinner guests saw research of how games can have positive effects on us, from encouraging healthy choices, to saving electricity, games designed for purposes beyond pure entertainment have proven to be a powerful tool in the hands of those trying to make a difference in the world.

Jade’s lively talk sparked up a buzz as attendees took to social media to tweet about the experience.

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