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ExperienceCraft is a Minecraft server that is not all that different from other Minecraft multiplayer servers.

Kids who join the server are able to build, chat, play, and share with one another across a wide variety of in-game activities. But those who participate in this server have all had one unfortunate experience that ties them together.

“Every kid there has lost somebody important to them in their life,” says Katie Salen, who is one of the drivers of the program.

The server was launched in the summer of 2022 in partnership between two nonprofits Experience Camps and Connected Camps and the University of California Irvine.

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