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James Earl Cox III

Seemingly Pointless
Digital Wizard
The Moonbase, the moon
Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2017, James Earl Cox III completed a self-set challenge of making 100 games in 5 years. Co-founder of Seemingly Pointless, he holds a masters degree from the University of Southern California in Interactive Media and Game Design and is a Miami University of Ohio alumnus with honors in Creative Writing, Mass Communication, and Interactive Media. Games from his 100 games challenge have been exhibited at the E3, Different Games Conference, EGX, Slamdance Film Festival, and Tokyo Game Show, received awards from IIndieCade, Serious Play, Meaningful Play, and GLS, and have been displayed in the Smithsonian Pop-Up Arcade as well as in The National Art Center, Tokyo. In addition to games, his writing has been published in several journals and featured on Gamasutra and GameCareerGuide.