Great Gaming/Learning Quotes The Serious Games listserv has a great thread running right now asking for folks to submit their favorite gaming/learning quotes. One example from Katrin Becker's site: "Anyone who makes a distinction between games and learning doesn't know the first thing about either." - Marshall McLuhan There are more (many more) so what I'll do is add them to the continuation of this post (those that don't have homes on the Web) and I'll include the links to those that do here.
Cave Story (Doukutsu Monogatari), A Tribute Site Cave Story Doukutsu Monogatari ≡ Menu Download Cave Story Note: For Cave Story WiiWare, Cave Story+, Cave Story DSi, or Cave Story 3D please click here. Windows The Lady and The Reaper An old lady is nearing the end of her days and she longs to be with the husband she has lost. So, when death pays her a visit on night in the form of a rather comical Grim Reaper then she touches his extended hand without fear. Only, she has not considered that a meddlling doctor on our side of the great divide will decide that she must be resuscitated . So ensues a terrific fight between the Reaper and the doctor, who fight fiercely over the mortal coil of the ancient dame. The Reaper eventually gives up, but the old lady has different ideas altogether. She is not going to let death give up that easily, No Sir-ee Bob!
fluid fire simulation Fast fluid simulation sandbox, you can create and mix fluids, draw walls as collision objects, create air emitters, add particles, which are influenced by fluids and by themselves. Keyboard shortcuts: [Q] - fire fluids [W] - wall [E] - air emitter (visible only when edited) [R] - particles
The Playful Learning Wiki / Play Quotes Pages in this wiki: Home, Play Theories, Designing for Play-Based Learning, Bib/Webography, Quotes Note: The following quotes are culled from the Strong National Museum of Play and other miscellanous places. It is a happy talent to know how to play. Ralph Waldo Emerson The Clockwork Man 2: The Hidden World - Hidden Object Adventure - Total Eclipse “On the whole, I found the game very enjoyable and spent many hours having fun while I played it. I also liked the Steampunk setting very much.” - Anja from Germany “My husband and I sat curled up on the couch and played together and really enjoyed ourselves. I thought it was a GREAT game and I think that you all did a FABULOUS job!” - Allison from Germany
15 Amazing Animated Short films We all love short animated films, but creating short film is very hard task. Putting whole story in 5 to 10 minutes is not easy. Can you imagine? Few films produced after working hard more than 6 years! Here we collected 15 dazzling animated short films for your inspiration. You can find different genres in these movies like heart-touching film One life, frightening film The Passenger.
Constructor created by soda, last modified on 24 Aug 2007. Sodaconstructor is a construction kit for interactive creations using masses and springs. By altering physical properties like gravity, friction, and speed, curiously anthropomorphic models can be made to walk, climb, wriggle, jiggle, or collapse into a writhing heap. Launch Constructor Digital Play In the University of Bristol’s Education Endowment Foundation‘s recent study on Neuroscience and Education, (Howard-Jones, 2014), there is an interesting section on Learning Games. Classroom practice and neuroscientific research The review ”considers the extent to which insights from the sciences of mind and brain influence, or are close to influencing classroom practice”, summarising “existing evidence about approaches and interventions that are based, or claim to be based, on neuroscience evidence.”