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Win-Win Games

This morning, my dogs discovered Win-Win Games For All Ages, and they tore right through it. They were voracious readers. It was full of ideas they could bite into. They really ate it up. They licked each sentence…

… okay, I think I’m out of metaphors now.

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American Military Is Spying On Our Video Game Characters

Back in June of this year, when the spying of the U.S. military’s National Security Agency was first revealed, apologists said it was no big deal because, according to them, only telephone metadata was being collected. To show how far from the truth that excuse is, Edward Snowden has leaked documents proving that the NSA [...]

Another Don’t Buy: Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition For Dummies

As he moves into middle school, my son is taking up the Dungeons & Dragons 4th edition role playing game; as part of his introduction I’ve been figuring out which books and supplies are really necessary for the game and which are superfluous. Because it’s been 20 years since I last picked up an old [...]

If A Windfall Game Bores You To Death, Do You Save Any Energy?

Windfall is an online game that’s supposed to educate us about the issues involved in developing wind farms as a source of electricity. [...]

Congress Games Struggle

The Center on Congress has received grant money to develop the game, and it talks a great deal about what the game is going to look like… eventually… It will be a 3-D virtual world, and people will compete for “wisdom points”, and learn about important issues, and how Congress works. [...]

Beat Cabin Fever With Online Geometry Software and Projects

Is your family snowbound in Saskatchewan? Heatbound in Gila Bend? Stave off cabin fever in entertaining and educational fashion with some geometry activities that are free of charge and available at the mere tapping of your fingers.

HyperGami offers a series of colorful projects to print on cardstock, cut, fold and glue into the shapes [...]