Urban Games Manual

Urban games are game situations developed in urban spaces, designed to provide an enriching experience on a specific topic. In our case, the main objective of the PYR urban game is to propose a new approach to the education about online hate speech.   Our players can live, through the game, an immersive (and controlled) experience aimed at stimulating a deeper reflection on the topic.  […]

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Play Your Role at EHC 2021

The European Humanities Conference (EHC 2021), to be held between the 5th and the 7th of May, is part of the European R&D Exhibition in the Humanities. The European Conference of the Humanities (CEH 2021) is part of the European R&D in Humanities Exhibition. Taking place simultaneously, the Exhibition will remain available online after the CEH […]

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CITY AND GAME: prototyping a pervasive game to combat hate speech online

The problem of hate speech online has been gaining ground in contemporary digital societies. In this article, in a first phase, we try to understand the rise of digital hate speech and we present some lines of action designed within the scope of the European project Play Your Role: gamification against hate speech, whose main objective is […]

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Hate speech in video games and online gaming communities – State of the art

The article “Hate speech in video games and online gaming communities – State of the art” signed by the Portuguese team of the European project Play Your Role: Gamification against Hate Speech, Susana Costa, Beatriz Isca, Filipa Cerol, Bruno Mendes da Silva and Mirian Tavares has just been published in the new issue of the […]

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Play Your Role at DIGICOM 2020

The European project Play Your Role will be present at the DIGICOM – Internacional Conference on Digital Design & Communication on November 5-7.  The 4th edition of Digicom, organized by the Design School of the Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave, aims to be a space for reflection and analysis on the constant challenges of digital […]

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