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Playing with Paperspace

While I was back in Fredericksburg earlier this month Tim was exploring how to run a gaming machine in the cloud. As crazy as it seems, it is now possible. The reason behind the search was to explore setting up … Continue reading

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Killer Shark (1972)

Jerry and I got to talking about classic arcade games yesterday (as we are wont to do along with 1980s music) and the 1972 electro-mechanical game Killer Shark came up as a topic of conversation. Killer Shark represents a brief … Continue reading

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Eve Online: A Brief Introduction

I just spent some time with Joe McMahon, our student aide extraordinaire, getting an overview of an online game he is playing called Eve Online. I could try and fumble my way through a more articulate discussion of exactly what … Continue reading

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Speaking of students at UMW…

…I can’t begin to tell you how impressed I am with our student-aide’s blog titled Pedagaming. Joe McMahon is quickly becoming one of my favorite bloggers. He is new to the form, but not the medium. Additionally, I really like … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Game

More on ELI 2007: Tuesday afternoon, after the accessibility presentation, I attended a session directed by Bryan Alexander on the educational implications of gaming. The format of this session was designated as a “learning circle,” which is loosely defined as … Continue reading

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