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Darfur is Dying, Eye of the Donkey and Viking Quest

Rubrics for evaluating games?

Bernie Dodge at San Diego State has been teaching the course Exploratory Learning Through Educational Simulation & Games for quite a few years. During the course students create a board game and an e-game. Here is the evaluation rubric for th...
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My Viking Quest was unsuccessful

My Viking Quest was unsuccessful. I was banished and sent to work on a cod fishing boat just of the Norwegian coast. Here are my thoughts on my experiences. http://wp.me/p1fqr9-Ey
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Anyone successful at the Darfur game?

Granted, I didn't spend hours and hours on it, but I did spend some time during lunch today playing it, and I managed to kill off the entire family and the camp. I was not successful in getting water.
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Limited Water in Darfur is Dying

Hi All:After getting the 14 year old girl captured, I managed to get water twice with the 13 year old.I actually tried to water the crops in the camp, but they dried up soon after I poured on the water. I could only water about 3 crop fields befo...
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Some Warm-Up Questions

Would you use the game in a F2F class? Hybrid or Online Course?What would the subject or topic?Would you use it as an icebreaker, discussion, assignment, assessment, other?
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Viking Gain - Who won?

Here are some choices I made:- Take the money- Chose the middle ship (5-6 months build time) and used money- Took Route 2- Raided Monastery #3- Won and got loot- Paid back my initial investment, had money, slaves and loot left overI still lost. I...
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Eye of the Donkey, as stated, it is for young children.

This is an interesting game and they are correct it is for 6-10 year olds, can't see an application for college in Social Science classes. Has anyone used this game?
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Viking Quest - It falls into the "Book with Pictures" category

I think this would be good for maybe K4-8, but it falls into the category of what my adult students (community college) call "Book with Pictures," that it really isn't what they consider a game. I do have to admit that I have a lot of gamers in m...
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Eye of the Donkey - Really basic LA Noire? ;-)

I didn't spend as much time in Eye of the Donkey (most of it was in the lecture really), but it reminds me of another game that I am currently playing: LA Noire. I am wondering if it would be helpful to create parallels in educational games to lu...
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