Book chapter: Origins of Serious GamesLudoscience | 04-29-2012 | 15:22

We wrote an article about the historical origins of "Serious Games", which get published by Springer in the book "Serious Games and Edutainment Applications" a few months ago. We first review the historical definitions of the "Serious Games" oxymoron. We then explore the history of videogames in search of the first "Serious Games", that actually appeared before the first entertainment videogames...


This book gathers several scientific articles dedicated to Serious Games, and can be bought online from Springer. But for those of you who only wish to read our chapter about the history of "Serious Games", a draft version of this chapter in now available on our website.

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