Worth Sharing: Serious Games Today

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute A new resource well worth checking out! http://www.seriousgames.today Who Made This? This site was built by Digitalmill, Inc. Digitalmill is a consulting and development firm focused on games, videogames, and their related technologies led by Ben Sawyer.Based in Freeport, Maine, just … Continue reading

Just in time for the start of term…The Guide to Simulations and Games

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Available for a limited time for $9.99(US) with this coupon. Be the first to like. Like Unlike … Continue reading

The Guide to Computer Simulations and Games NOW AVAILABLE!

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute We have regained the rights to our 2011 book, The Guide to Computer Simulations and Games, originally published by Wiley. We are in the process of updating it for a new edition, but in the meantime we are releasing the … Continue reading

5 mistaken differences between education games and the gamification of education

Approximate Reading Time: 6 minutes And 12 ways in which these ideas are problematic. Gamification is generally defined as the use of game design elements in non-game contexts. Fair enough. But this is pretty much where the article goes off the rails. (She’s not alone). … Continue reading

Gene Rummy Released!

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Gene Rummy is now available! Both the Full and Novice versions are available for purchase now! Gene Rummy is a bunny-themed card game that helps teach the basic principles of Mendelian inheritance. We’ve all heard the idiom: “breeding like rabbits”. Well, here … Continue reading

We Are Finally Ready (Almost) – Gene Rummy

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s been a long time in development, but I am thrilled to announce that we are finally in the last stages of development. There is one more set of tests to complete, one more set of adjustments… It should be … Continue reading

Can a serious game still be effective if no-one plays it?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I’m not sure how I feel about putting a cutsie skin on tetris when the blocks are made to represent slaves (i.e. people) and the ‘board’ is a slave ship. I think I get the idea they are trying to … Continue reading

My Interview on Calgary Now

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Last year I was invited to do an interview for a local TV station. I know this isn’t a big deal for many of my game colleagues, but I don’t get on TV very often so for me it’s kind … Continue reading