Posts tagged #escape room

GSL 118: Con Jobbing

In Games in Schools and Libraries 118 Donald Dennis and Chris Bell talk about the upcoming ShushCon story game workshop, and their experiences at SCARAB 2019.

 
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ShushCon

http://shushcon.com

  • ShushCon Trade Day - March 22, 2019

  • Terrain Making Workshop - Feb 3, 2019

 
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Lock Paper Scissors Reviews

https://lockpaperscissors.co

  • Lost Mummy

  • Escape Room Z

 
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SCARAB

http://www.s-c-a-r-a-b.com/

Hitting conventions to advertise your own gaming events and activities.

RPGs we experienced

  • Dread - the game with Jenga in it.

  • Paranoia - A darkly humorous future.

  • Star Wars RPG - The Plan

  • RPG Pharaoh's Challenge - Era Silence

Vocabulary clarification:
LARP(er) - Live Action Roleplay(er)

The Witch's Pantry Escape Room

 

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GSL 90: SCARAB 2018

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In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 90 Donald  Dennis and Stephanie Frey talk about their experiences taking gaming on the road. Over the course of SCARAB 2018, in Columbia SC, Stephanie ran more than 120 people through escape rooms and Donald ran a wide variety of RPGs. The pair also competed in the RPG Pharaoh's Challenge, taking first and second place for Game Mastering excellence.

As you can tell it was a long weekend, and they really hadn't recovered when they recorded this episode. 

You should be able to hear reviews of the Georgetown County Library Escape Rooms on the Swarmcast over the next few weeks. SwarmCastPodcast.com


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Our Catan the Big Game session from ShushCon 2017

Our Catan the Big Game session from ShushCon 2017

Posted on January 20, 2018 and filed under Conventions.

GSL 66: Staff Development Day

On this episode of Games in Schools and Libraries Donald and Stephanie talk about using games and escape room activities at the Georgetown County Library System Staff Development Day.  https://goo.gl/photos/K3vDx4sJ5YoKjKMt9

We led off the day with Happy Salmon, then talked to Library Staff about how we would be using escape rooms over the summer.  After lunch we talked with them about drones and how our teen patrons would be building their own drones using Flybrix. 

Reviews

  • (10:47:00) Code Names & Code Names Pictures
  • (14:57:00) Chemistry Fluxx, Math Fluxx, Nature Fluxx
  • (22:17:00) Card Lines animals, Dinosaurs
  • (27:18:00) Fauna Terra 
  • (31:57:00) Oceanus

Donald will be at the ALA 2017 summer annual in Chicago, you can meet him at:

  • ALA Precon
  • ALA Play 
  • Games & Gaming Round Table Booth

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Music by Ian Sovine

Posted on May 22, 2017 and filed under ALA.

GSL 61: Escape Columbia and ShushCon

In episode 61 of Games in Schools and Libraries Donald and Stephanie talk about presenting at the SC State Library about Escape Rooms. They also review Escape Plan Columbia and chat about ShushCon 2017 & Escape Room Workshop. 

Photo album of escape room related pictures.  https://goo.gl/photos/P9MDMRtEdND7P8s18

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced by Inverse Genius
Games in Schools and Libraries Guild at Board Game Geek
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Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
Home: gamesschoolslibraries.com
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Posted on February 9, 2017 .

GSL 56: Escape Room Creation

Donald and Stephanie talk about their experience building an escape room and sharing it with patrons in Pawleys Island and with librarians at the SC State Library training day.

Pictures of props
https://goo.gl/photos/P9MDMRtEdND7P8s18  

Breakout EDU
http://www.breakoutedu.com/

Games in Schools and Libraries is produced by Inverse Genius
Games in Schools and Libraries
Guild at Board Game Geek
Facebook group for WNBTeens https://www.facebook.com/WNBTeens
Patreon Account: http://www.patreon.com/obg
Email us: onboardgames.net@gmail.com
Home: gamesschoolslibraries.com
Inverse Genius: http://www.inversegenius.com/ 

Posted on October 21, 2016 .