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Outbreak is a part of the Serious Games initiative, and hopes to bring critical, real-world issues into a high-quality, fun game on the commercial game market.

Outbreak has been submitted to the 060606 Berkeley colloquium "Down with Serious Games?", and will be a Master's thesis project at Stanford University.


Behind the Scenes

Access a great overview describing the behind the scenes of the game including our process, pictures and learning theory.

View our Video PowerPoint (recommended)

Download our Powerpoint Slides


The Team

Angel Inokon is a Masters Student within the Learning Design and Technology program at the Stanford School of Education. She will graduate in August 2006 with a focus in gaming. Prior to Stanford she worked for six years designing learning technology at IBM. She received her Bachelors in Sociology and Economics from Harvard in 1999. Just recently she completed a game design internship at Activision working on the upcoming Shrek 3 game. Angel is passionate about games. She was a featured speaker at the NMC Educational Gaming conference in 2005. She volunteers with the Urban Video Game Academy helping kids break into the game industry. Angel is an avid gamer and can be found in Second Life or playing Ratchett and Clank on her PS2.

Jeff Bowman is a first-year student at the University of California, Berkeley, pursuing a B.A. in Computer Science. He currently does independent programming work for Xanga.com, Inc., and is proud to be a Board member and webmaster for the Democratic Education at Cal (DeCal) program. His favorite games are Fluxx, the Myst series, and Black & White 2.

Our Resources

To find out more about our development process, read our Wiki.