Orin Adcox

Game artist | Flyguy Interactive | Mason Game and Technology Academy

Orin Adcox is game artist that focuses primarily on concept art, 2D asset creation, 3D modeling, and animation. He is a graduate from George Mason University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Art and Visual Technology and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Game Design. He works with various game startups housed at the Virginia Serious Game Institute as a Graduate student in the Game Design program. He serves as art lead and project manager on most projects. He wears many hats at Flyguy Interactive and has a hand in all game art, business strategy, and overall design.

When not working with Flyguy Interactive or serving on various VSGI projects, Orin teaches students game design through the Mason Game and Technology Academy.

Education Summit Description:

Bring video games to the classroom

Hosted by Michaeal Briscoe, Thomas Dotson, Scott Martin, and Orin Adcox

April 16TH, 2019
9:00am – 3:00pm

Objective: Share and learn how video games are used educationally. Find teachable moments in video games.

Summit Description: Great teaching is hands-on and fun! Join us for a summit on teaching with video games you already love. Hear about cutting-edge projects from ed tech leaders, learn from industry veterans, and workshop your own teaching and gaming ideas.

Summit Topics:

  1. Orientation to Simulators, Serious Games, and Serious Educational Games
  2. Discussing funding for ed tech and educational goals
  3. Discussion developing serious games
  4. Introducing games that teaches Social Emotional Learning
  5. Workshop: Measuring your games impact
  6. Workshop to find teachable moments in your favorite video games

Target audiences: Game developers looking to an educational component to their current or future projects. Educators and game enthusiasts interested in using video games to engage students in learning. Students will attend later in the day to demo products and learn about these opportunities.