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Treating the Game As A Game

One of the conventions the Free Play handicapper implements is to set one elder against the other. Here the elders embrace after the contest, and you can’t tell who was on what side of a 20-4 score, can you? F(ather): … Continue reading

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PLAYING IN THE LIBRARY

from The Shifted Librarian. Hot Books is a game designed to bring life back into libraries by forcing players to explore, discover and share the deserted and unexplored spaces that make up a library. See also: Jane McGonigal’s Avant-Game Hot … Continue reading

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RIGHT TO THE PLAYFUL HEART

In my trolling for items of interest, I happened upon a terrific resource, the web site of Yannis Karaliotas. He’s an explorer and scholar with very similar affinities to my own. His paper, “The Element of Play in Learning” is … Continue reading

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LIFE IS A CARNIVAL

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. -Plato Found on a page about: The Healing Carnival The Healing Carnival is becoming: an evolutionary game, a multimedia arts ensemble an … Continue reading

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STRAIGHT TO THE PLAYFUL HEART

In my trolling for items of interest, I happened upon a terrific resource, the web site of Yannis Karaliotas. He’s an explorer and scholar with very similar affinities to my own. His paper, “The Element of Play in Learning” is … Continue reading

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