Author Archive

December 13, 2012

Stuart Brown: Play is more than fun

December 13, 2012

Ali Carr-Chellman: Gaming to re-engage boys in learning

December 13, 2012

Mine Chess Poster

Mine Chess Poster

November 27, 2012

Chess Variants

Chess Variants

This page contains quite a few interesting variations of chess (for instance – Loser’s chess, where you are expected to lose all your pieces before you opponent does!).

November 27, 2012

Mine Chess vision video

Mine Chess vision video

November 27, 2012

Game Ideas

Game Ideas

October 2, 2012

Importance of play and Cloud game – video

Importance of play and Cloud game – video

Team: Akshay, Emily, Shashank

October 2, 2012

Pecha Kucha Slides – Ringzz and Gobblet

Team: Akshay, Anusha, Balasubramanyam, Manoj

Pecha Kucha Slides – Ringzz and Gobblet

October 2, 2012

SWOT Analysis – Game : Ringgz

SWOT Analysis – Game : Ringgz

October 2, 2012

SWOT Analysis – Game: Gobblet

Team: Akshay, Anusha, Balasubramanyam, Manoj

Strengths:

  • Engaging once you get the hang of the game
  • The game gets over really quick.
  • Requires planning and prediction – mentally stimulating
  • Game can be played even if one or two pieces are lost

Weakness:

  • Moderate pick up time.
  • Could get boring on being played repeatedly
  • Poorly worded manual
  • Accommodates only two players at a time.

Opportunities:

  • A bigger board size could be introduced so that more players could be accommodated.
  • Game could be timed – improves your ability to think fast when time is limited.

Threats:

  • No major threats