Casper Harteveld Associate Professor of Art and Design firstname.lastname@example.org 617.373.4027 Expertise gaming, understanding virtual risks Casper Harteveld in the Press Forbes How choice in games can be used to teach Satchell Drakes and I discuss how they approach morality choices in games like The Walking Dead and talk to Dr. Casper Harteveld, an assistant professor of game design at Northeastern University, about using decision-making in games to expand the teaching of societal issues as well as use crowd-sourced player data to infer conclusions about human […] PBS How to get your game on in the newsroom In short, game designers create rules. For example, the player can open this door, but not that one; can attack one country, but not another; and a rule-based game can be a powerful tool for persuasion. In game design theory, this is called “procedural rhetoric,” and designers (especially journalists new to game design) should be […] Casper Harteveld for Northeastern Global News What will the world be like after the COVID-19 pandemic? These researchers are using game design to find out. What will the world be like after the COVID-19 pandemic? These researchers are using game design to find out. Two experts in game design at Northeastern, have created a study that gauges how the general public might view the world post-pandemic. 3Qs: Exploration and collaboration are taking gaming to the next level 3Qs: Exploration and collaboration are taking gaming to the next level Two of the most unique—and potentially revolutionary—games of all-time were released this summer, in “Pokémon Go” and “No Man’s Sky.” The seemingly very different games share a striking similarity that says a lot about the future of the gaming industry. Here, Casper Harteveld, assistant professor of game design, explains why. Dean’s Medal recipient blends Pentagon experience with doctoral studies Dean’s Medal recipient blends Pentagon experience with doctoral studies Blurb: Through Northeastern’s Doctor of Law and Policy program, Hunter Hustus brought a critical real-world challenge from his workplace to his studies. That challenge involved nuclear deterrence decision-making, and his workplace is the Pentagon. At a hooding ceremony last week, Hustus received the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Doctoral Work, the highest award presented by the College of Professional Studies to doctoral candidates. A simulation game to help people prep for court A simulation game to help people prep for court An interdisciplinary team at Northeastern University is developing an online simulation game that would provide self-represented litigants with advocacy experience before they appear in court for legal proceedings such as evictions, mortgage foreclosures, and debt collection cases. From jam session to global phenomenon From jam session to global phenomenon This weekend, Northeastern will join nearly 500 other sites around the world in hosting the sixth annual Global Game Jam, a collaborative, interdisciplinary event in which participants have 48 hours to design new games from scratch. Team skills through video games Team skills through video games Casper Harteveld, an assistant professor of game design and interactive media, led a workshop that used a video game to develop entrepreneurial skills.