What is Gamification?

What is Gamification?

Gamers are known to be particularly motivated people who practice self-discipline, learn well on their own, and find endless reserves of motivation, even when it …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on March 17, 2014
Careers in the Game Industry – 2014 and Beyond

Careers in the Game Industry – 2014 and Beyond

If you’re into games to any degree, then a career in the games industry might be for you.  In this article we will look at …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on March 5, 2014
A Gamer’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

A Gamer’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day upon us it’s a good time to think about how to show your love for any special gamer in your life.  Games …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on February 14, 2014
What’s So Serious About ‘Serious’ Games?

What’s So Serious About ‘Serious’ Games?

‘Serious’ games are a genre of educational games that focus on creating unique learning contexts for difficult subjects. In this article I will explore the …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 22, 2014
2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

2014 Global Gaming Stats: Who’s Playing What, and Why?

In this follow-up to Conor Murphy’s 2012 article Stereotype-defying Gaming Statistics, we’ll look at the global gaming landscape and highlight some of the shifting trends that …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 16, 2014
Raising a Gamer Kid

Raising a Gamer Kid

If you’re a parent you’ll understand that some of our little ones are simply crazy for video games and any technology that stimulates their agile, …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 7, 2014
Ten Ways We Learn From Games

Ten Ways We Learn From Games

One of the things that has most amazed me about studying gamers is just how fertile their learning skills are. The gamer generation has developed …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on January 2, 2014
Games-inspired Holiday Baking

Games-inspired Holiday Baking

Baked goods are a creative staple of gaming fan cultures, and excellent inspiration if you are hoping to improve your baking skills.  You can bake …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 30, 2013
Holiday Gamer Gift Guide

Holiday Gamer Gift Guide

The great thing about the holidays in 2013 is that there are now more options available than ever before, with new ones on the way …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 17, 2013
Gamer DIY and Real Life Crafting

Gamer DIY and Real Life Crafting

One of the things I love most about gamers is how incredibly creative so many of them are. In this article we’ll explore the worlds …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on December 3, 2013
Hope You Had a Playful Thanksgiving!

Hope You Had a Playful Thanksgiving!

We game lovers have to stop and pause a few minutes to think about the best possible ways to spend Thanksgiving with play and fun …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 28, 2013
Learning to Draw Game Characters

Learning to Draw Game Characters

Great characters are fundamental to just about every type of media, and games take the options to entirely new levels.  If you’re an aspiring game …

Posted by Lisa Galarneau on November 26, 2013