Go Die a Hundred Times

I play EVE Online, and that was the advice I got when I asked more experienced players how to get better at player-vs-player combat. Regular failure is simply part of the game, so much so that one of the tutorial missions for players in their first week is a suicide mission where success requires flying Read more about Go Die a Hundred Times[…]

An Experiment in Game-Based Learning in an ESL Classroom

I have experimented with using a table-top role-playing game to develop vocabulary, grammar, and language skills in an ESL classroom. From this experience, I am not sure whether there is a place for this kind of game in the classroom, but I intend to revise and retry this experiment in a future course, and maybe Read more about An Experiment in Game-Based Learning in an ESL Classroom[…]