Monthly Archives: February 2015

Why We Should Play Games #2 Parents and Children

Games have the power to teach young children basic concepts, encourage time spent playing with their parents and fulfill a child’s need to master new skills. Children can play games that help them master skills like number, letter and color

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Board Games Used For Education #2 Creative Writing

I never liked creative writing time in school because I could never visualize the worlds we were asked to create and write about. I never really got into reading until Harry Potter was made into a movie and I had

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What Games Mean to Me #16 Games Give Me Hope

Games make me smile, games make me interact with people in new and interesting ways and games give me ways to spend time with people from all different walks of life. Games give me hope that people can come together

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How to Build a Game #56 Bring Your Own Style

Part of being a designer is being inspired by the games we play. I have met designers that feel discouraged because they play a game that really fits their designer mind and they don’t think they could design the game

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Why We Should Play Games #1 Intro

Board games have a lot of secrets. I am not talking about the hidden tiles on the board. I am not talking about the unknown cards in other players hands. I am not talking about the monsters yet to be

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Board Games Used For Education #1 Intro

I firmly believe that games (including board games, RPGs, video and others) could be the basis for a good education system. We recently wrote about why we like games as an educational tool and after the comments we heard from people

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What Games Mean to Me #15 Make Me Think Bigger

The board game market is small, very small. I am well aware of this and yet I still want to try and make a career out of being a board game designer and publisher. What I concluded very early in

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