GSL 79: West Texas Tabletop

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Games in Schools and Libraries 79:
West Texas Tabletop

Wanda Green, of the Tom Green County Library, joins us to talk about West Texas Tabletop Con.

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33:00 Darren Miller, ShushCon RPG Coordinator, joins us to talk about Monster Hunters Club and what you should be looking for in a Game Master. 

 
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Posted on October 20, 2017 .

GSL 78: When Professional Game Designers Teach Game Design, What Happens?

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00:01:44 Kathleen Mercury & Jay Little on Game Design
Jay Little www.PaintedThumb.com 
Jay  teaches game at the university level and shares how his experience helps him to teach game design and Kathleen mentions Star Wars Carcassonne and Spin Monkeys. 

She also recommended the Finished Not Perfect video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRtV-ugIT0k

 

00:48:25 Diane Robson - International Games Week with the Games & Gaming Round Table

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Posted on October 13, 2017 .

GSL 77: RPG Camp

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 77 Donald and Stephanie discuss their experiences with running an RPG studio in the library. 

Check out the free D&D Basic Rules

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International Games Week
http://games.ala.org/international-games-week/

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Posted on October 6, 2017 .

GSL 76: Our RPG Collection

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 76 Donald and Stephanie discuss magic drafts and RPGs.

00:20 Magic the Gathering and creating a cube from cards you have on hand

360 total cards, no standard lands

  • 50 Black  
    25 creatures, 25 other
  • 50 Blue
    20 creatures, 30 other
  • 50 Green
    30 creatures, 20 other
  • 50 Red
    25 creatures, 25 other
  • 50 White
    25 creatures, 25 other
  • 50 Colorless
    Mix of special lands, artifacts, etc.
  • 60 Multicolored
    6 cards for each color pair

 
16:30 Donald and Stephanie discuss the RPGs added to the collection at the Pawleys Island Library. 

  • Adventure Maximus
  • Pathfinder Beginner Box
  • D&D Starter Set
  • Dread
  • Bubblegumshoe
  • Dungeon World
  • Feng Shui
  • Fate / Dresden Files
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Check out the free D&D Basic Rules

International Games Week
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Posted on September 29, 2017 .

GSL 75: Teen Volunteer Ian Sovine

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 75 Ian Sovine joins Donald Dennis to talk about his time volunteering at the Waccamaw Neck Branch Library in Pawleys Island before heading off to college. 

Games Recommended by Ian
Tricky Towers
Machi Koro
One Night Ultimate Werewolf
Sheriff of Nottingham
Catan

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Posted on September 22, 2017 .

GSL 74: Game Con Magic

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In Games in Schools and Libraries 74  Donald Dennis and Gina Monti, of the Durham Public Library in CT, chat about their games con success. 
http://www.durhamlibrary.org/

International Games Week
http://games.ala.org/international-games-week/

Library Escape Room Enthusiasts
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1922174474731812/

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Posted on September 15, 2017 .

GSL 73: RPGs in the Classroom

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Games in Schools and Libraries 73

Kathleen Mercury joins Donald Dennis to talk about bringing RPGs and RPG design into the classroom. 

Kathleen Mercury

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RPGs Mentioned

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Posted on September 8, 2017 .

GSL 72: Catan

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 72 Donald is joined by Kathleen Mercury to talk about the various versions of Catan and our gaming culture, including how to best utilize them in the classroom.  

 

 

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Posted on August 25, 2017 .

GSL 71: Game Design Workshops

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 71 Donald is joined by Aaron Stimpson, one of our game design instructors to talk about the value of tabletop game design.  Then Donald and Stephanie discuss mixing digital and analog game design activities.

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Posted on August 11, 2017 .

GSL 70: ALA and Summer Game Activities

In Games in Schools and Libraries Donald & Stephanie discuss the grand adventure of  ALA and the activities hosted by the Games & Gaming RT.

00:01 Donald & Stephanie talk about ALA, and all the Games & Gaming RT activities including

  • Escape room pre conference
  • ALA Play 
  • Game RT booth 
  • Gaming Lounge
  • Gaming 101
  • Opening a library centric dialog with publishers and distributors

23:34 Summer game activities

  • CS First Game Design
  • Video game design with RPG Maker 
  • Tabletop RPG workshop GMing & writing a Fiasco play-set
  • Board Game design
  • Escape Room design 

29:15  Kadyn - Patron perspectives 

34:15 Josh Valderrama a High School student sharing his thoughts about games in libraries. 

 

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Posted on July 28, 2017 .

GSL 69: Renegade Games at ALA Play

In Games in Schools and Libraries #69, Donald discusses ALA Play with Sara Erickson of Renegade Game Studios. 

Sara Erickson of Renegade Game Studios
http://www.renegadegamestudios.com/
@playrenegade

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Posted on July 21, 2017 .