Using Games to Improve the World with Stop, Drop, and Roll Games feat. Laurie Blake – 148

Episode Overview Dustin chats with Laurie Blake about the power of games for good. We chat about his company Stop, Drop, and Roll Games and its mission– inclusive, conscientious, and immersive. We also chat about their game Earth Rising and how it ties into games for learning. Episode Topics (timestamps are for podcast episode | …

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Designing for the Player’s Experience feat. Alex Lu – 138

Episode Overview In this week’s episode of Board Gaming with Education, Dustin is joined by Alex Lu to talk about what the player’s experience is all about. We talk about this from both the perspective of the player and the perspective of the designer. We discuss topics such as inclusion and representation in games, what …

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What Game Design Can Teach Us About Life feat. Steve Dee – 132

Episode Overview In this week’s episode of Board Gaming with Education, Dustin is joined by co-host Rodger Moore and guest Steve Dee to discuss the importance of game design, how game design overlaps with other aspects of our lives, and what we can learn from game design through an educator’s lens. Join Dustin, Steve, and …

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Design Thinking and Creativity with Gridopolis feat. Dave Schultze – 102

Episode Overview Episode Topics and Interviews Board Gaming with Education Updates- newsletter, YouTube – 00:35 Who is Dave Schultze? – 1:35 Learning through Gaming: Lego-Inspired Passion – 3:55 What is Gridopolis – 8:35 The Educational Value of Gridopolis – 11:07 Evolution of Prototyping – 19:10 Student Playtesting – 22:10 Last Words of Advice: Interaction, Creativity, …

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Experimenting with Fun in Science-Themed Games feat. Tim Eisner – 101

Episode Overview Episode Topics and Interviews Board Gaming with Education Updates- newsletter, YouTube – 1:48 Who is Tim Eisner? – 2:17 Starting Weird City Games – 6:19 Outside of Real World Concepts – 8:32 March of Ants Expansions – 11:38 Developing from Real-World Examples – 14:34 Choosing Fun Over Realism – 22:18 Last Words of …

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Experience as a Game Design Student with “Blockers” feat. Niall Crabtree – 99

Episode Overview Episode Topics and Interviews Board Gaming with Education Updates- newsletter, YouTube – 1:48 Who is Niall Crabtree? – 2:17 Monopoly and Economics – 4:42 Game Design Major – 8:40 Blockers – 11:25 Analyzing Games – 14:33 Experience as a Game Design Student – 18:58 The Educational Value of Blockers – 25:02 Last Words …

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Designing a Game for Academic Application and Appealing to a Game Hobbyists feat. Sam Mendez – 97

Episode Overview Episode Topics and Interviews Board Gaming with Education Updates- newsletter, YouTube – 1:27 Our Sponsor: Evolution: Education Edition Who is Sam Mendez? – 2:39 Sam Learns through Typing – 4:54 From Gamer to Designing Learning Games – 7:49 The MIT Game Lab – 10:59 Unfundable – 15:15 Development and Playtesting – 21:54 Last …

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Biology Teacher Talks Game Design For Ecologies Card Game feat. Matt Montrose – 94

Episode Overview Episode Topics and Interviews Board Gaming with Education Updates- Facebook group, newsletter, theTUNDRA– 00:28 Who is Matt Montrose? – 3:03 Learning Games through Students – 5:52 Gaming with Grandma and Beyond – 7:36 The Importance of Game-based Learning – 10:11 Ecologies – 13:22 Challenges in Game Design for Targeted Learning – 19:47 Thumbs …

Biology Teacher Talks Game Design For Ecologies Card Game feat. Matt Montrose – 94Read More