Interview with Tom Vasel

Tom Vasel is one of the premiere game reviewers online. Giles interviewed him about how games and education. Tom’s discussion of using games not only as a teaching tool, but also as a secondary teaching device is fantastic, and his descriptions of how he alters games for classroom use is invaluable. Check it out!

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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…

60 years of Scrabbling

Scrabble is celebrating its 60th anniversary – and their doing it the right way. Check out this article to see how you can help them raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital – and maybe even get a signed diamond edition of the game!