“Get Your Game On”

An article in UW’s student newspaper featuring my video game class (written by a student of mine):

“Get Your Game On”
By Eric Staples
March 6, 2009

UW junior Eliot Hemingway thought carefully about which texts he wanted to present to the focus group he’s leading spring quarter. He wanted both strategy and action titles represented in his selection, but wanted to make sure they were both mainstream. Hemingway decided on two video-game texts: “Civilization IV” and “Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones.”

Despite the common attitude toward gaming — as exemplified in things like the Odegaard Library’s signs warning against it — Hemingway believes games have a pedagogical future.

Full text: http://dailyuw.com/2009/3/6/get-your-game/

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