Papers from ECGBL (Part 1)

Well it all went so quickly, but another excellent European Conference on Game-Based Learning, organised by my friends Jordi Sánchez-Navarro and Dani Aranda. For me, this is one of the best conferences of the year – lots of relevant and high-quality papers, interesting and fun people, and good food and too much wine. What’s not [...]

First thoughts from Barcelona

I’m at the second European Conference on Game-Based Learning in Barcelona. I haven’t had time to see much of the city so far, but even the hotel is full of quirky interior design features, so that will keep me going for now. The conference kicked off this morning with an enjoyable keynote from Simon Egenfeldt-Nielson.  I really [...]

Let’s change the game

There’s a one day conference, organised by Alex Mosely, running at Channel 4 in London on December 5, on the use of ARGs in charity and education. I’m getting excited already.

Traces of hope

This seems like a very apt title given that I’ve been unable to post for the past couple of weeks because of problems with my ISP – but that suddenly seems to be miraculuously fixed. Hurrah. I got an email recently from Alex Hazel, one of the creators of a new charity alternate reality game. [...]

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