GSL 53: WINQ Game Design Feedback

Katheleen Mercury joins Donald to talk about classroom game design, and the WINQ game design feedback method.

Fail Faster - Extra Credits
https://youtu.be/rDjrOaoHz9s

32:38 Donald & Stephanie Review Games
Stowaway 52 from Gamewright
Escape the Room Dr. Gravely's Retreat from Think Fun Games
Backyard Builder's Treehouse Crash of Games  
Top That from Blue Orange
Gigamons from Blue Orange
Piratoons from Stronghold
Stellar conflict from Stronghold
Animals on Board from Stronghold
Bear Valley from Stronghold
999 from Chunsoft
Zero Escape from Kotaro Uchikoshi
Castle Crashers fromThe Behemoth
Realm of the Mad God from Wild Shadow Studios

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GSL 52: Pokemon Go

In this episode Donald, Stephanie, and Ian talk about the latest ARG hotness - Pokemon Go. Learn what happens at a Pokemon Gym, what being a Pokestop means, and how to lure Pokemon Trainers into your library.  

Our library is swarmed with Pokemon trainers and some of them join us on mic to let us know what they think about Pokemon Go, the new augmented reality game.  


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Posted on July 15, 2016 .

GSL 51: ALA 2016

Special segments recorded at the 2016 American Library Association Annual Conference. 

Tonya  Woldridge of Paizo on the Pathfinder Society  http://www.paizo.com
Harry Chang of Konami Digital Entertainment on the Yugioh TCG Library Demo Program http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/
Leah Culliten of Haba USA about ALA, and Haba Curriculum Support http://www.habausa.com  
David Hoyt about Giant Word Winder http://www.giantwordwinder.com 
Richie Yukiko Teen Librarian for the Broward County Library http://www.broward.org/library/
Pedro Mendoza & Steven Eckman at the ALA Play UNPUB http://unpub.net/

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Posted on July 2, 2016 and filed under ALA.

GSL 50: Family Circuit

Donald and Giles talk about a Family Game Day at school.

 

Josh West of Think Fun joins Donald to talk about Escape the Room and Circuit Maze. 

 

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Posted on June 10, 2016 .

GSL 49: Magic the Gathering


In Games In Schools and Libraries 49 Donald and Stephanie talk about acquiring cards, building decks, and learning how to play, Magic: the Gathering. 

Other related games mentioned: 
Pokémon, Yu Gi Oh, Netrunner, Dominion, Mage Wars Academy, Dominion, Magic: The Gathering – Arena of the Planeswalkers,
 

Reviews (35:00)

  • Fast Flip
  • Bring Your Own Book
  • Munchkin Marvel
  • Colt Express

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GSL 48: Legacy and Single Play Games

In this episode of Games in Schools and Libraries Stephanie and Donald discuss Legacy and One play games like Time Stories, Pandemic Legacy, Risk Legacy, and Escape the Room. 

Reviews

  • Hocus
  • Karuba
  • Evolution Flight
  • Time Stories 

Replacing Games

  • Checkers - Battlesheep, Riccochet Robots, Hey! That's my Fish!
  • Chess  - no stress chess, Mutant Meeples, HIVE, Clash of Wills, Test of Fire
  • Risk - Tiny Epic Kingdoms, Nexus Ops, Risk Legacy, Small World, Cosmic Encounter, Pandemic
  • Uno/Crazy 8's - Wonky, Parade, No thanks!


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Posted on April 27, 2016 .

GSL 46: ShushCon Recap

Donald & Stephanie talk about all of the exciting activities at ShushCon, and then they Review:

Escape the Room
Uglydoll Loonacy
Happy Salmon
Munchkin: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Lift it!

Matt Saunders from the Yellow Parable talks about starting up a board game club at the middle school in conjunction with an existing chess club
@Matt_Saunders (twitter) and matt@mowemdown.com (email)
BGG: oicu12b12

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Posted on March 31, 2016 .

GSL 45: Replacement Games

In Games and Schools and Libraries, episode 45, Donald & Stephanie talk about ShushCon, a convention being held at the WNB Library in Pawleys Island SC, March 11,12,& 13. They also talk about replacement games for some classics that are a bit long in the tooth.


In this episode we replace

  • Monopoly
  • Snakes & Ladders
  • Jenga
  • Yahtzee

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Posted on February 1, 2016 .

GSL 44: Tea Dueling

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Donald & Stephanie talk about breaking the spirit of the IT department, and having to take control of the teen room computers.  Stephanie talks about receiving a Unity License Grant. 

Steampunk Tea Party

  • Tea Dueling
  • Ruse
  • Girl Genius: The Works
  • Forbidden Desert

Minecraft

  • Mining Dead - http://www.mc-adventure.com/  
  • Mineplex http://mineplex.com/
  • Hypixel https://hypixel.net/

Starting a Game Club at School

By Matt Saunders of yellowparable.com
@Matt_Saunders (twitter) 
BGG: oicu12b12 

Reviews

  • Mysterium
  • Got Em!
  • The Amazing Doctor Nim
  • Girl Genius: The Works
  • Mice & Mystics

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Posted on December 10, 2015 .

GSL 43: Gamify your Classroom with Helaina (Hoffman) Storie

Helaina (Hoffman) Storie

BGG:    HHoffman
Twitter: @HStoriegamified

http://www.classcraft.com/ 
https://prodigygame.com
 

Games Reviewed

Venture
Brave Rats
Sherrif of Nottingham
Power Grid

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Posted on November 3, 2015 .