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Miriam Verburg

Director, Bloom Digital Media in Toronto Canada

Project leader with a focus on games, apps and websites that promote healthy habits and positive self-image. + 10 years working with youth, & ICT. Excellence in creative direction, content production, game development, strategic planning, writing, client service, and collaboration. Background in web development and interactive media. Interested in user research, neuroscience, design psychology, developmental psychology and game culture.

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The LongStory: an Online Dating Game for Youth

BY MIRIAM VERBURG
@ VOL 29 ON APR 01, 2014

Miriam Verburg is the producer of LongStory, one of the first LGBTQ friendly dating games made specifically for young people. She discusses why she decided to devote two years of her life to producing a dating game for kids and shows some of the interesting things she learned along the way about creating games about feelings. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 9, 2014.

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PAST VOL 29

Toronto @ The Lab
Apr 01, 2014