Design approach in citizen science games, until EVE Online and Project Discovery

October 14, 2017

In my first post, I introduced briefly a collection of games that let players contribute to science. They are called citizen science games. They are a collaboration between players and scientists to solve real scientific […]

Project Discovery: Lessons From Scientific Research in EVE Online

July 21, 2017

In the GDC 2017 talk, MMOS Srl’s Attila Szantner and CCP’s Bergur Finnbogason tell the story of how citizen science project Project Discovery and how EVE Online players generated over 20 million protein location classifications, […]


July 3, 2017

More science will be added to the game EVE Online: players will soon be given tools to look for exoplanets, using data from the CoRoT telescope. Find more about the hardcore science on the dev’s […]

EVE Online gamers to join in exoplanet search through scientific collaboration

February 23, 2017

22 February 2017 – Reykjavik, Iceland – CCP Games today announced that the search for planets outside our solar system (AKA exoplanets) will come to their massively multiplayer online game EVE Online. This unique scientific […]

EVE Online’s foray into citizen science “the first of many”

January 28, 2017

CCP Games will continue to integrate citizen science research projects into EVE Online, following an enormously successful collaboration with the Human Protein Atlas and Massively Multiplayer Online Science (MMOS). Read the full article by Matthew […]

Wired, on citizen science games

November 5, 2016

Sea Hero Quest game aims to diagnose dementia by testing navigation skills By AMELIA HEATHMAN, 17 November 2016 2.4 million people have downloaded the app created by neuroscientists to help them understand dementia. Hilary Evans, […]

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