Get great games into schools

I’ve repeatedly said that games are not going to save neither the world nor education. This doesn’t mean, however, that I don’t think games can be very relevant and valuable in schools. They most certainly can. It only means that they shouldn’t...
The diversity of games

The diversity of games

There’s much to like about playing games. Even so, the one thing that keeps me coming back, and keeps me curious and excited as ever, is the almost incomprehensible diversity of games today. To some, this may not be the most obvious of statements, and I have to...
Increasing access to games?

Increasing access to games?

Constantly trying to decipher the many, many reasons for not working with games in education, one “popular” argument has, unsurprisingly, to do with economy. If schools must buy licenses for e.g. an entire class to play a game, that is frequently the one...

I love cheap games!

All right, I also love expensive games, but every now and then I stumble upon a bargain on a great game – or a bundle of great games. Being a video game fan and all, it is hard not to smile when a wonderful time is thrown at me for almost no cost. And with all...

All the games I have not played

These days I seem preoccupied with all the great games out there…which I have not played! This is quite frustrating, actually, because I really like games. All right, I love games. I am deeply infatuated with and fascinated by games. I like reading about games,...

Who’s playing games?

Most of us know the common stereotype depicting a gamer as a somewhat obese teenage boy never leaving his room due to a fundamental lack of social skills. Well, gamers are not what they used to be (whether they actually used to be as described above is uncertain)....