Jackson Hopcroft's Projects

Kerem B’Yavneh

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May 18th, 2016

The fun and quirkiness of your favorite farming and city-building games meet the richness and vibrancy of Jewish ritual, history, and thought. Run a profitable homestead, observe festivals, learn Torah, and experience life and community in ancient Yavneh, the birthplace of modern Judaism. Kerem B’Yavneh (meaning literally “A Vineyard in Yavneh”) is a custom, collaboratively designed […]

Grumpy Snowmen

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January 13th, 2015

Across MSU campus, rival Big Ten schools have set up snow forts populated with Grumpy Snowmen. Help Sparty rid campus of these pesky snowmen in this whimsical game! Grumpy Snowmen is easy-to-learn, but challenging to master. How to Play: Click and Hold on Sparty Dag to Aim Release to Throw! Game Development Team: Brian Winn: Programming, […]

Saving with Piggy

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January 6th, 2015

Give your child a jump start on their financial literacy! Saving with Piggy is an educational game that helps young children (age 2 to 5) learn about coins by feeding piggy (aka, putting coins in the piggy bank). The game features Piggy, a lovable animated piggy bank that needs help saving coins. The game is […]

Sparks of Eternity

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November 14th, 2014

Sparks of Eternity is a custom, collaboratively designed game between the Games for Entertainment and Learning (GEL) Lab at Michigan State University and the Frankel Jewish Academy. The goal of the collaboration is to create a game that motivates students to be more engaged in the Academy’s rabbinic curriculum and further make use of the […]