Monthly Archives: March 2011

Serious Games

While looking for games on the internet that could be used in the classroom, I came across the emerging genre of serious games. Serious games are simulations that model the real world. The main difference between serious games and other

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Braid

“The Princess is in another castle.” – Toad The Basics Game Name – Braid ESRB Rating – E10+ Suggested Age – 10 and up Genre – Puzzle Platformer Educational Values – Physics, Decision making, Visual Discrimination, Problem Solving Applicable School

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Portal

“We just keep on trying till we run out of cake.” GLADOS The Basics Game Name – Portal ESRB Rating – T for Teen Suggested Age – 13 and up Genre – Physics Puzzle Educational Values – Physics, Decision Making,

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Chasing Achievements

Much like the sticker board in elementary school that gives children incentive to read more, achievements within games seem to have a kind of strange power over gamers. In World of Warcraft, I have seen teams of people spend dozens

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Our Shorter Posts

In addition to our reviews of video games and their educational impact and values. We at GamingtoLearn are starting up an ongoing post on different aspects of gaming. They will be covering a range of topics from gaming lingo, to

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Civilization Series Part I: Civilization III

“I never learned how to tune a harp, or play upon a lute; but I know how to raise a small and inconsiderable city to glory and greatness.” – Themistocles The Basics Game Name – Civilization 3 ESRB Rating –

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