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Brandon Bunnie: Preserving Language in Digital Games
15th February 2023 • The Root & STEM Podcast • Pinnguaq
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In this episode of the Root & STEM podcast, interactive game designer Brandon Bunnie shares how video games and 3D interactives can assist in learning and preserving Indigenous knowledge and language. He shares the tools he uses in developing a game (2:32) and the step by step process of development from idea to completion (03:39). Brandon describes his recent creation Star Scribe and how it’s effective in teaching alternate perspectives (06:11), before explaining how it successfully preserves Indigenous knowledge (09:01). Finally, Brandon shares details of his next creation, a spin on a popular literacy game (11:56), before leaving those interested in game design with a final piece of advice (14:08).