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British King George III played Serious Games in 1765!!

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A few months ago, visiting a WWII Museum in Hamburg, I came across a Nazi Serious Game. I thought I had found a super-early form of Serious Game and felt like a gold miner but a few days ago, History slapped me again. This time I was visiting London’s Kew Gardens. One of the main attractions there is the Kew ... Read More »

‘Twilight Struggle’ a board game to change Cold War rules

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What if Russia had won the Cold War? What if China had been seduced by the allies? What if Europe had chosen differently who to align with? ‘What ifs’ are a game in itself that have inspired stories for books, comics, illustrations… and also games! ‘Twilight Struggle’ is a Risk-style 2 players board game based on the events occurred during Cold ... Read More »

Nazis and Serious Games: Propaganda for kids in WWII

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Some people tend to believe Serious Games are an XXI century invention. Something new and revolutionary. What it is new are the formats, but the concepts have been among us for a long long time. Knowing this, I was no less amazed when visiting a museum in Hamburg, I came across the most incredible serious board game: Luftschutz tut not!. ... Read More »