Patrick Matthews

Spotlight on Roll-It Tic-Tac-Toe

Spotlight on Roll-It Tic-Tac-Toe  Here’s an interesting game that one of our readers e-mailed me about. Designed by a teacher for the classroom, Roll-It Tic-Tac-Toe adds dice to tic-tac-toe. Each player gets a separate (identical) copy of the game board. The board has grids of numbers, with some numbers repeating. On your turn, you roll the dice and…

Spotlight on Numbers League

Not too long ago, someone posted a recommendation for Numbers League in our forums. Since I had spent some time exhibiting next to the folks from Bent Castle at a tradeshow, I thought I’d drop them a line and see if they were interested in doing a little 6 question interview with me. Playing time: …

American Academy of Pediatrics

Of all the articles posted on the site, this is the first one that I’m going to suggest you give to your pediatrician. Then make a copy and pin it up on your local elementary school’s bulletin board. Here are some quotes: “(Play) has been shown to help children adjust to the school setting and even…

Bio: Patrick Matthews

  Patrick Matthews is one of the publishers of the site, as well as the editor and web guy both for the web site and the associated e-newsletter Games in Education. He’s also the president of Live Oak Games, and the designer of several award winning games. When Pat’s not designing, reviewing, or playing games,…

Games for Autistic Kids

Tahirih Bushey has written a fantastic article over at her autismgames blog. It’s at Playing Board Games Together. Regardless of whether your child has autism or not, you should check this one out. It has specific game recommendations as well as great pointers for playing games with little ones.Click here to read it!

Top 10 for Game Clubs

I just discovered this interesting list of the “Top 10 Games for a Middle or High School Game Club” over at Dice Tower. I could quibble with some of the choices, but that’s true of any list. I was thrilled to see Diplomacy in there. That game gets overlooked far too often.  Check the list out…

We’re in the news

It was great seeing ourselves mentioned in Playthings. Thanks Richard! Thanks also to Yehuda, who gave us some press over at the purple pawn. I also wanted to give a shout out to say thank you for all the great suggestions you’ve been sending in. We’re working as fast as we can. Don’t be surprised if…

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