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A boardgame about climate change that melts as you play

  GEOlino, a German science magazine for children, wants to ensure that kids have access to resources that will help them to understand what the human race is facing (and what it’s causing)—in an easily digestible boardgame format. Recognizing the futility of trying to explain such a complex idea to a child using headache-inducing theory […]
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“‘Pokémon GO’ Is Making Total Strangers Become Friends…”

Around the world, people (who own Android and iOS devices) have heard the call to become Pokémon Trainers thanks to Nintendo and Niantic’s Pokemon GO. The augmented reality app brings the game of finding and catching Pokemon out into the real world with digital Pokemon roaming around parks, bus stops, and landmarks throughout the world […]
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“Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life…”

Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life that can be ordered, understood and conquered. They are fair and just in a way that the real world is not. The game makes its player a fair bargain: “Give me your time and energy and you will prevail in accordance with your […]
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The Temple of No [aka Smooshingly Excited]

Did I ever mention how terrifically and Felix-the-cat-laughing-imbuingly-impressed I was with this crew’s first offering, Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist? No? Well. I should have. It’s side-splitting fun-shiny, so I’m smooshingly excited to be working my way through their latest, The Temple of No. Will report back ASAP […]
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Behind the Magic – Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’s E3 2010 Build

  E3 demos are interesting. Developers (usually) want to be honest about what is happening, but at the same time they need to put their best foot forward. What do games shown at e3 actually look like? Take a look at Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.