Games & Virtual Worlds

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Games & Virtual Worlds
by Meg Dalton

This was the first time I had stepped foot in a refugee camp. I was in Zaatari, waiting for Sidra, a 12-year-old girl who has spent the last 18 months in Jordan, to lead me around the settlement. We met her family, walked to school, and visited the nearby bakery. We saw men working out […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Angela Antony

In September, we were approached by a major national magazine to help produce content for a new monthly green column in their print magazine, which has a subscriber-ship of 900,000 and a readership of over 6 MILLION. As they are entertainment-news oriented, but have been trying to implement a green column, their editorial team had […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Angela Antony

Hi everyone, So just to stray for a moment from the topic of the Game, I wanted to forward on an update from our fabulous fashion editor, Sarah Jacobson, on Fashion Week 2009: “Fashion week was drama filled but oh so fabulous. in the months leading up to september, i spent time contacting designers and […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Angela Antony

Recently, the Beanstockd team experienced (and, of course, celebrated!) our Best Week Ever! In August, we finally surpassed the 100,000 weekly hit mark (specifically 110,566 visits) and on Friday, August 14th we threw a long overdue regional Beanstockd get-together, with staffer from NYC, MA, PA, and DC coming in to join the festivities. We have […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Angela Antony

With the help of some new summer meat (haha… MBA interns… gotta love them) we have begun storyboarding the public edition of The Beanstockd Game. Our beta edition has received amazing reviews in our beta tests, but for our big launch we are taking the core functionalities of the game and brainstorming new ways to […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Angela Antony

The University of North Carolina’s marketing strategy course has elected to use The Beanstockd Game as the case study for their fall 2009 course! The Beanstockd Team will be traveling down to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to meet the students, present all the ins and outs of Beanstockd, and answer any questions they have during […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Angela Antony

The entire Beanstockd Team has been running on full throttle with producing the public edition of the Game, rolling out new/better/frequent video content, preparations for serving as the University of North Carolina’s marketing course’s fall 2009 case study, implementing advertising and other business model/administrative initiatives, and increasing our traffic across the board (which has been […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Angela Antony

First, lots going on at Beanstockd in past weeks. This Spring, we signed our new video host Chet Cannon, from MTV’s Real World Brooklyn! Chet and several members of The Beanstockd Team (minus myself and Sandra, sadly…) trekked out to Los Angeles for 2 major events. First, the Global Green USA Annual Millennium Awards took […] more »

Games & Virtual Worlds
by Amanda Hickman

I like to think that Gotham Gazette’s Balance! inspired the folks over at the Washington Post to create an even better budget game of their own but I am open to the possibility that they came up with it all on their own. Take a look at both if you haven’t already. The Post’s works […] more »

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