In this episode Giles and Don discuss games and geography, from maps and keys to geopolitics and topography. In this episode we talk about – Minecraft, Carcassonne, Memoir 44, Mondo, Tobago, Taluva, Settlers of Catan, Diplomacy, The 10 Days series, train games, TransAmerica, crayon rail games, Empire Builder, the Ticket to Ride series, Pandemic, National Geographic Expedition, the Test of Fire series, Conquest of Pangea, Bios Megafauna, Origins How we Became Human, Fauna, MMORPGs, iPod apps, flash games, trivia games, Google Street View, and Google SketchUp.
In Episode 17 of the Games in Schools and Libraries podcast, Giles and Don discuss the care of games. From looking after video games and electronic devices, to bags, tape and elastic bands for board games, as well as the routines that can help maintain good quality and extend the life of a games collection.
In this episode Giles and Don discuss games and art. Games that can be used to stimulate discussion on art, games that use art to evoke a theme, and games that involve the players creating art.
In this episode we talk about – Dixit, Middle Earth The Collectible Card Game, CCGs, Civilisation World, Puzzles, Pastiche, Fresco, Sienna, The Road to Canterbury, Telestrations, Pictionary, Draw Something, Cluzzle, Monster Squash, Clayarama, as well as table top miniatures such as DBA, Song of Blades and Heroes, Blood Bowl and others.
In this episode Giles and Don are joined by Prof. Scott Nicholson. We discuss the gamification of the classroom, and our experiences with this topic. Also check out http://becauseplaymatters.com/
Welcome to Games in Schools and Libraries, in this episode Giles and Don discuss game events they have run, and some of the things to consider when running events in schools or libraries.
In this episode Giles and Don discuss using games in a school or library with a reason or purpose in mind.
Welcome to episode 12 of Games in Schools and Libraries. In this episode Giles and Don talk about spatial games. Games all about shapes, space and thinking spatially.
Welcome to episode 11 of Games in Schools and Libraries. This episode Giles and Don talk about games that are great for social interaction!
In this episode Giles and Don talk about story telling games. What games are great for story telling, and how can they find a place in the classroom or at the library…
Welcome to episode 9 of Games in Schools and Libraries. In this episode Giles and Don talk about books and games. Books that are about games, like Orson Scott Cards Enders Game, and games that tie into popular book franchises, like The Lord of the Rings and others.