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Educational games sought for OLPC

Ryan Block, @ryan

We knew this was only a matter of time -- OLPC people are on the lookout for educational video games to plant on their laptops when they land later this year. We're not sure Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego and Oregon Trail are really going to translate, and as much as we'd expect to see Doom officially on the platform, it seems they're looking for new titles that could presumably be easily localized, and take advantage of the OLPC's mesh networking. If you and your code junkie pals want to try your hand, join up at the OLPC game jam at Olin College on June 8th. Grand prize: an OLPC. Hey, at the speed that thing's price is rising you might actually make back some cash on it.

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