GSL 138: Board Gaming with Education

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 138 Kathleen Mercury is joined by Dustin Staats of Board Gaming with Education. In this crossover episode the hosts of both shows talk a bit about their experiences with classroom oriented gaming. FYI - versions of this show will appear in each feed.

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Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

GSL 137: Video Game Services

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In Games in Schools and Libraries 137 Donald Dennis and Chris Bell talk about their maker space development and then discuss what video game services they use in the library, some free games options, and how to get the most bang for your buck.

Foam spray primer they mentioned for cosplay was Plasti-Dip.

PC Games

Epic Games

  • Free Games Weekly, changeover on Thursday

  • Store of games for purchase

STEAM

  • Free and paid games, searchable by price

Subscription game services

XBOX

XBOX Gold

  • 2-4 free games every month

  • Online Multiplayer Games

  • 50-75% discounts on select Xbox Games

XBox Game Pass

  • Currently access to 235+ Games, including AAA titles. (Some available for PC as well)

Playstation

Playstation Plus

  • Two free PS4 Games every month

  • Online Multiplayer

  • Exclusive Discounts

PC

Origin Access

  • Comes in 2 flavors, BASIC and PREMIER

  • Extra Content included with new EA Games

  • Early access to upcoming games

  • Evolving collection of games

  • 10% off Origin Purchases

 

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on October 9, 2019 and filed under Video Games.

GSL 136: Scott Kelly on Teaching History through Games

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 136 Kathleen is joined by Scott Kelly of BS Games to talk about using games to teach history.

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Scott Kelly

Website: https://bsgames.ca/

Instagram: bsgamesca

Twitter: @BSGamesCA

Facebook: bsgamesca

 

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on October 4, 2019 and filed under Teaching with Games.

GSL 22: Buying Games (REBROADCAST)

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 22 Giles and Don talk about building a game collection, as well as some of our experiences with buying games. Topics covered include collection development policies, building breadth and depth in a collection, collecting with a purpose, factors that help define what to get, dealing with wear and tear, the Jones theory, keeping track of popular games, donations, community and government grants, raising money, using your own collection, finding specials and discounts and thrift stores.

This episode was originally hosted by the Games for Educators Website. After listening to this episode go check them out. http://g4ed.com/

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced by Inverse Genius in association with Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

Posted on September 27, 2019 and filed under REBROADCAST.

GSL 135: Reviews with Chris and Donald

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 135 Chris Bell and Donald Dennis review games they’ve played in the Teen Room.

Games Reviewed

  • Quacks of Quedlinburg

  • Good Critters

  • Kodama

  • Unlock - Expedition Challenger

  • Roll for the Galaxy

  • Cockroach Poker

  • Roll Player

  • Call to Adventure

  • Getaway Driver

  • One Week Ultimate Werewolf

 

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on September 12, 2019 and filed under Reviews.

GSL 134: Luke Laurie

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 134 Kathleen Mercury is joined by Luke Laurie, Designer of Manhattan Project: Energy Empire and Dwellings of Eldervale to talk about using gamification techniques for classroom management and engagement, a little thing called being an Einstein Fellow, and student success.

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GSL 21: Game Etiquette (REBROADCAST)

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 21 Giles and Don discuss Game Etiquette, from problems faced to some of the solutions that have worked, as well as the niceties of play. Topics include rules disputes, social conflict resolution, being a good sport, the responsibilities of players and above all respect.

This episode was originally hosted by the Games for Educators Website. After listening to this episode go check them out. http://g4ed.com/

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced by Inverse Genius in association with Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

Posted on August 21, 2019 and filed under REBROADCAST.

GSL 133: Green Ronin and Games Workshop

Games in Schools and Libraries episode 133 takes us back to ALA 2019 Summer Annual. Donald talks with Hal Mangold from Green Ronin Games, and then Stephanie joins him to talk about the Warhammer Alliance.

Hal Mangold and Donald Dennis

Hal Mangold and Donald Dennis

Green Ronin Publishing (00:00:55)

Hal Mangold @AtomicOvermind

  • Hobby Games 100 Best

  • Family Games 100 best

  • Mutants and Masterminds

  • Blue Rose

  • ShadowTide

  • Citadel

  • Hieght of the Storm

  • Dragon Age

  • The Expanse

  • Lazerous

 
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Games Workshop (00:04:30)

Travis Hazlewood, James Bell,

travis.hazlewood@gwplc.com

na.warhameralliance@gwplc.com

 

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

GSL 132: HABA USA at ALA 2019

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In this ALA 2019 edition of Games in Schools and Libraries Tiffany Caires of HABA USA joins us to talk about HABA in schools and libraries!

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Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on August 6, 2019 and filed under ALA.

GSL 131: What Games Can Do for Teens

In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 131 Donald and Kathleen are joined by Sen-Foong Lim to talk about the impact of games on teens.

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Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on August 1, 2019 and filed under Teaching with Games.

GSL 130: ALA 2019 with Donald and Stephanie

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 130 Donald and Stephanie talk about their experience at the ALA 2019 Summer annual.

Things they talked about

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Think Fun

  • Cat Crimes

  • Balance Beans

  • Invasion of the Cow Snatchers

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Games Workshop Paint and Take

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Fireside Games

  • My First Castle Panic

  • Here, Kitty, Kitty!

Green Ronin

  • Blue Rose,

  • Hobby Games 100 Best

  • Family Games 100 Best

Graphic Novels

Artist Alley

Maker Area
Games in Schools and Libraries is produced in association with Inverse Genius and the Georgetown County Library System.
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
Kathleen's resources https://www.kathleenmercury.com/
Email us: schoolsandlibraries@gmail.com

The ideas expressed by libraries included in the podcast are not expressly endorsed by the Georgetown County Library System. 

Posted on July 16, 2019 and filed under ALA.