Barking up the Dialogue Tree: An Interview with Dr. Lin Joyce

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  I sat down virtually with Dr. Lin Joyce to chat about her creative journey, discuss her narrative insights, and gather advice for writers looking to get into the games industry.   Hello! First things first, please introduce yourself! Please let me know if you have any name or pronoun preferences. Hello, there! I’m Dr…. Read more »

Game Based Learning and Forming Communities with Minecraft: Education Edition

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  Minecraft: Education Edition is an approachable, free resource for UNT staff and students that utilizes game-based learning to connect students: in and out of the classroom. Adapting the iconic, open-world sandbox game Minecraft, Minecraft: Education Edition is a lesson-focused version that utilizes the core functions of Minecraft to teach students of all ages. Minecraft:… Read more »

The Outer Worlds: A Roleplay Paradise

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  Brief Breakdown:   Pros Unique, multifaceted skill trees alleviate traditionally restrictive RPG character systems An abundance of comedic and witty dialogue with a vast assortment of interesting characters Primary, secondary and companion questlines offer a full range of satisfying roleplay options that build to meaningful resolutions for each narrative decision Idiosyncratic environmental, art, and… Read more »

Board Games for Two (or more!)

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In case you’re looking for something new to do with your best friend, doppelgänger, significant other, or alien, here’s a selection of board games provided at the media library made for two (or more!):   Kittens In A Blender (Cards) (Boardgame 135) Yes. That’s the name of the game. In this card game players try to… Read more »