Watchworthy Wednesday: How Arts and Humanities Games Celebrate Life

What would happen if games that go beyond simple situational conflict, such as combat and confrontation, instead took on more complex questions about life? Game […]

Developing Socially Engaged Youth Through Game Design

This summer at the Games For Change Festival, the Game Jam Guide e-book was released, sharing advice from a range of experts on how to […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Get Your Game On with Research, Design Workshops

If you’re interested in gaming research, how to design educational games and how gaming can be used to promote learning and social impact, you should […]

5 mistaken differences between education games and the gamification of education

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. […]

New Game Prototype: A Clicker Game

It’s been far, far too long since I’ve been able to work on game development, but a while back, I continued in my journey in […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Challenge Calls on Kids to Design Math Games

The objective of “Get That Pi,” a board game designed by a trio of students from a New Jersey intermediate school, is to earn money […]

Gene Rummy Released!

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 […]

#DearID Episode 41: Deep Dive into A Trip Out to Sea

In this teardown episode, I dive (punny, right!) into the interactive video/simulation, Sortie en Mer (A Trip out to Sea). This is another one of […]

We Are Finally Ready (Almost) – Gene Rummy

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 […]

How Sharon Boller and Karl Kapp’s Learning Game Design Process Works

Last week we announced Sharon Boller and Dr. Karl Kapp’s new book on learning game design on the BLP blog. It’s called “Play to Learn: […]

5 Things You Should Know About Gamification

As a business owner, leader, manager, HR or talent development professional, you can learn how to create fun and rewarding gamified experiences to achieve the […]

Language, Gaming and Possibilities

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with game designer Kathryn Hymes about language, agency, and world building. As one half of the gaming company […]

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