Buffalo: The Name-Dropping Game

A simple and quirky card game: players try to combine categories and then name famous individuals that match these combinations. The game aims to provoke reflection and discussion about players’ biases and stereotypes. Part of the NSF- funded “Transforming Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) For Women and Girls: Reworking Stereotypes & Bias” project. Buffalo was named "One of the 30 indie games to watch in 2014" by Ars Technica. http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/05/the-ars-indie-showcase-30-games-to-watch-in-2014/ Game Design: Mary Flanagan, Max Seidman, Sukdith Punjasthitkul Contributors: Sharang Biswas, Mark Essig, Geoff Kaufman, Janet Kim, Andrea McClave

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