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More of What Teachers Need to Know About the Eco Game

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I saw the Eco game at PAX Prime 2015, and I really liked it. It’s a “society simulator,” which means it aims to give players an experience that is not unlike living in the world.

The idea is that a meteor is gong to hit the planet in 30 days. You, along with your group of real people, are tasked with saving the planet. You have to develop your world’s technology to the point where you can deflect the meteor. But you have to steward your resources wisely so you don’t kill off the planet trying to save it. All this involves passing laws to protect the environment while developing your technology. Read More

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[Podcast] Gaming with the Moms #9: I’m the Mom That Hides Devices

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Welcome to episode 9 of Gaming With the Moms. This is the podcast where we chat about all that’s new in gaming and tell great stories about families. Host and Pixelkin Managing Editor Nicole Tanner leads us through the news and we all answer the questions of communications guru Kate Curtis, a self-proclaimed mom who hides her kids’ gaming devices. Kate also helped our own Linda Breneman on her recent Ignite Seattle talk (below).

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