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Dungeon Generator Other Generators by Jamis Buck: [ Treasure / Town / NPC (3.0 edition) / NPC 2 (3.5 edition) ] Dungeon Generator Welcome to the Dungeons & Dragons © random dungeon generator! Configure the dungeon by selecting from the options below, and then click the "Generate Dungeon" button to see the result. The 10 Best Indie Games for the Holiday Season You or someone you know is probably one of those fickle gamer types. While the regular masses would be awed by a freshly minted copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, you're searching for something deeper and more refined than the average franchise from your big box store. Whether you want to be the "cool indie guy" who passes out sweet games to your friends, or you're looking to snag some new and interesting games to get you through that lull between Christmas and New Years, here are 10 indie games worth picking up.

The Alchemist — Empty Game Box The Alchemist is a story game set in a world where lead can become gold. You and your friends make a story about how the alchemist and his minions attempt to make gold against all odds. While the minions gather the secret ingredients and toil away, the alchemist kicks back in his lab and hands out sage advice. Find out what gets in the way as you play.

town Name: Update!! After many years of inactivity, I finally got around to fixing this up! Study Shows No Harmful Impact From Gaming On Children By John Walker on November 18th, 2013 at 10:00 am. A paper published this year (pdf) by the University Of Glasgow (and only just spotted by us and everyone else) looked at whether playing videogames at 5 years old brought about any behavioural changes by the time the subjects were 7. And found there none. In fact, it found that while they could measure an extremely small difference when it came to more time spent in front of the television, perhaps surprisingly, the same wasn’t shown to be true of gaming.

Dog-eared Designs: Imaginative Games for Imaginative People! Create your own television series and see what happens! art by Ed Heil "Primetime Adventures is an extraordinary game, probably the best role-playing game ever written."- Indie RPG Awards Game Theory Is Useful, Except When It Is Not Nobel prize laureate John Forbes Nash, mathemetician and game theorist, in May, 2005. (China Photos/Getty Images) The study of strategic interactions is gaining popularity across disciplines, but that does not mean its relevance is universal. Note: This article was originally published on July 8, 2013. Although game theory is now a household name, few people realize that game theorists do not actually study “games” — at least not in the usual sense of the word.

Playing Yourself as a D&D Character Last week fantasy author Joel Rosenberg died. Rosenberg’s Guardians of the Flame series was my introduction to fantasy fiction. In book one, real world college students become the characters they created when they are transported into their fantasy role playing game. Federation of American Scientists Games Support: Active Learning The best way to define "active learning" is to compare it with passive learning, which has been the traditional mode of teaching for thousands of years.

Pilgrims of the Flying Temple » Buy the Game at Evil Hat» Buy the PDF at Evil Hat | RPGNow » Photo Gallery » Character Sheet PDF » Quick Start and Reference PDF (CC-BY-NC-ND) Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple is a slapstick fantasy storytelling game about helping people and getting into trouble. You tell the story of young travelers who mean well, but spend most of their time getting into trouble. Octalysis: Complete Gamification Framework (This is the Gamification Framework that I am most known for. Within a year, it was translated into 9 different languages and became classic teaching literature in the gamification space in the US, Europe, Australia and South America.) Octalysis: Complete Gamification Framework Gamification is design that places the most emphasis on human motivation in the process.

Dice Hate Me Games 2013 | Designer: Daniel Solis | Artist: Jacqui Davis | Graphics: Chris Kirkman & Daniel Solis Belle of the Ball is a card game for 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up. The game is now available on Kickstarter! Mapping Software - RPG Virtual Tabletop AutoREALM AutoREALM is a Free GNU mapping software (a "cartographer") that can design maps of castles, cities, dungeons and more. AutoREALM is generally used by Role-playing Game practicants who enjoy doing their own maps. But it could fits the needs of other people. If you are a Role-Playing gamer or else, you are cordially invited to join the AutoREALM community: fellows gathered around a free hobbyist map tool. Originally made by Andrew Gryc (say "grits"), AutoREALM is now Open Source, creating a unique opportunity for the RPG world to mix graphics and computer programming.

Gamification Research: How Diablo III uses Game Mechanics to become Winning & Addicting New to Gamification? Check out my post What is Gamification & my Gamification Framework: Octalysis Blizzard Entertainment, a company that knows how to do gaming right (though not perfectly), has hit it big with their latest game Diablo III, launched in May of 2012. Within a week, they already sold 6.3 Million Copies, and as of September 2012, already made it to the Top Selling PC Games of all-time.