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Kae / Jan 23, 2018

This coming Sunday January 28 at 7 pm ET, Sherry Jones @autnes will be doing her inaugural Ethics and Games webcast on Fallout Shelter.

Fallout Shelter http://www.falloutshelter.com/ #FalloutShelter
Hangout link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVPQTq6mgU8

This series will be in-depth discussions that offer in-depth analysis of 1 game's narrative/aesthetics/mechanics level by level, Explain how the game's design imparts and/or promotes certain ethical values and Introduce 1 or more ethical theory that demonstrates or counters the game's ethical values (ex. discuss whether the game's imparted ethical values are regressive or progressive for the betterment of society.

fallout shelter (night blue) by rob zand, on Flickr
Kae / Jan 23, 2018
Last Wednesday, we had a Games & Sims Network hangout on
Intro to Games & Sims and AR/VR/MR

We did an overview and introduction of what we mean when we talk, teach and design games, simulations, AR/VR/MR for education in the year 2018.

Video http://bit.ly/introgsn and Slides http://bit.ly/intro2gamevrarslide

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rV36HuChtk&feature=youtu.be

Just click on the show more on the YouTube channel to see the recording contents and start times.
Kae / Jan 09, 2018
Are you watching the livestream from Consumer Electronics Show CES?

CES is the largest conference/stage for consumer entertainment technologies. It gives us a preview of what we can bring into our classrooms.

Just go on to the main page https://www.ces.tech/ and click on topics.You’ll see Gaming, VR & AR and then there is Fitness and Wearables. There’s also IOT, Artifical Intelligence and Drones. Or you can follow their twitterstream with #ces2018 hashtag.
Kae / Dec 18, 2017
Tanya Martin made a list of her favorite holiday Machinima (video made from video games)

All I want for Christmas is Loot (Overwatch)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=173uCQT4J9s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=173uCQT4J9s

A Stolen Christmas (Minecraft)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnrvRQShUVA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnrvRQShUVA

A Christmas Night Invasion (Halo)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnYoCdgtBV4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnYoCdgtBV4

The Eve of Winter Veil (WoW)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rFIulGFHyo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rFIulGFHyo
Kae / Dec 06, 2017
Educator Meet-up
Friday December 8 from 5 - 630 pm PT
OSCC pre-conference Educator Commons meeting is at: http://cc.opensimulator.org:8002

A networking meet-up for educators currently teaching in virtual worlds AND for educators and others interested in learning more about teaching in virtual worlds. Drop by to visit with colleagues, ask a question, share/locate content, and more!

To attend this event, you can either Hypergrid or register to attend #OSCC17 and get a local account avatar at http://conference.opensimulator.org

OpenSim Conference Preview by kaezenovka, on Flickr