GeekMom Maryann shows you how easy it is to have your own GForce Minecraft Server.
Some people think homeschoolers teach their kids at home, short and simple. Well, that’s not entirely true. Sure, I might teach my son, the Chief, how to do math, or how to find out more information about his favorite planet, or we might read stories together. But truly, the learning goes both ways.
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I used to tabletop game many years ago. And then I had kids, and all my games got shoved into the back of the closet and away from swallowing and scattering little hands. These days, there are many things that prevent me from doing it, including time, messy living room, storage space, childcare arrangements, and geographic proximity to other players. Tabletop Forge doesn’t have any time travel technology to give me a couple extra hours for gaming, but it can help with the other problems.
Let your girls play more video games. That is, if you want them to grow up to be rock star game designers like Jane McGonigal. Yes, we can enjoy games like Half Life and Angry Birds Space, but Games and gaming techniques can go beyond the entertaining app or console title and be used to educate ourselves and influence real world behaviors. Besides, there’s good money in a career in game design.
The Commodore 64 turns 30 this month! In January 1982, a state-of-the-art home computer made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show – the Commodore 64. The C64 housed less than a megabyte of memory, but boasted color graphics, perfect for little kids making their first journeys into computer gaming. My twin sister and I were two such budding gamers. My father purchased the C64