We got a few more of our standard Sinoda boards, so we’ll be ready to play some games when we can safely meet up with people again, but Bill has also had a couple of variant boards made. We are constantly thinking about the best presentation for Sinoda, and
Presenting at the 2021 Games-based learning Virtual Conference!
I’ll be presenting at the 2021 Games-based learning Virtual Conference! Check out the link to see the schedule and other guests. https://universityxp.teachable.com/p/games-based-learning-virtual-conference-2021 This conference, being hosted by University XP is bringing together game designers, educators, and people who are both to talk about using games for learning and education. I
Math Learning in the Netherlands, now with Mathemagician’s Duel!
Erik van Haren is a math teacher, tutor, and coach in the Netherlands. He not only teaches students about the fun and wonders of math to kids, but also coaches math teachers to help them improve their own practice and use of games and fun activities in their own math
Feeling the Love from Nerdz Garage
Another group of gamers has discovered Mathemagician’s Duel and they’ve expressed their thoughts about the brain-testing fun! Check out Nerdz Garage for reviews on board games, and podcasts and videos about Dungeons and Dragons and more. Here’s the link to their review of Mathemagician’s Duel, and here’s their video about
We’re on a Podcast!
Mike Bonet asks us about Mathemagician’s Duel and educational games We talked to Mike Bonet of The Who, What, Why? Game Design Podcast and he asked us about making Mathemagician’s Duel and the nature of educational games. You can listen to the interview here: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/michael-bonet/who-what-why-a-game-design-podcast/e/71093671 This is a podcast that
Learning and Teaching with Games
Dr. Brian MacDonald is a psychologist who works with children with special learning needs. To help support students and their learning, he uses board games. This has led him to looking at board games for their learning value, and now he shares recommendations through this website, Brains on Games, and
An Important Statement from BSGames
We spent some time thinking about exactly what we wanted to say, and how we wanted to say it, so we hope it comes across the way we intend it. As a small company we have little to offer but words, support and intentions. We hope in the future, as
Everything’s Canceled! How do we play?
These are difficult times, and difficult decisions have been made in order to protect the public. We are disappointed that we will be be missing out on the events that we had planned to attend between March and September. We will miss meeting friends and making new ones, playing games
Gameschoolers Enjoy Mathemagician’s Duel!
Gameschoolers ? What are those? Well, these are families that homeschool, but do much of their teaching through games. Some games have learning and education in mind when they are designed, but it’s also possible to build lessons and learning around games just based on their themes. Many games are
Strange Times Such as These…
Obligatory COVID-19 Acknowledgement I don’t know if you’ve gotten as many emails from companies as I have, all saying what they’re doing to help you during the pandemic, but most of them look the same to me.Anyway, here’s ours. Bill and I are both at our individual homes, doing our
Upcoming Gaming Events!
Check out these events coming up this year: Here’s where we’re planning to be between now and September. Come and join us! March 20-22: Breakout Con – Toronto’s biggest gaming event! Click here to read about our experience at last year’s event. April 3-5: Gryphcon – University of Guelph’s gaming
We Made the News – TO Times!
Check out the article about BSGames and Mathemagician’s Duel by TO Times! Share it with your friends and say “Hey! I know those guys!” And if you don’t actually know us, come out to an event we’re at and get to know us. We’d love to meet you and talk