Allright, new post about a super cool training course we just did in June 2018. The topic is very dear to me: I have been playing games all my life, and I still do it: very actively, digital and online format, and also board games or role playing games when I meet with my friends […]Read More War (and Peace) Games – game design for education and to build a better world
Hello there. I have had an incredibly hectic time last spring, being involved in training all across Europe (and beyond), and busy with a couple of writing projects. Time for blogging was a little bit scarce. I am sooo lagging behind with my writing schedule! And boy, do I have a few stories to tell. […]Read More Natural Elements – a training for trainers and a little walk on the wild side
Here we go again. Mixed reviews for a Star Wars movie. After “The Last Jedi” divided audience and critics and split the galaxy in two, it’s now the time for “Solo: a Star Wars story“. Do you want to know what I think? In two three words: I liked it. For more, read below! After […]Read More “Solo: a Star Wars story”. I love this movie, and he knows it.
Ready Player One is out in theaters on March 29th and, in short, it delivers what it promises. It’s a sweet ride that takes you deep into a world packed of geeky and nerdy references, and in the meantime has a story to tell. Not a very fresh story, but a story still. Now, I […]Read More “Ready Player One”: nostalgia has never felt this good
Czech people may seem lazy on their workplaces, but they are not. They are just recovering from their weekends. They need about a week for that: five days, to be precise. In Czech Republic, plans about the weekends are usually made 6 to 8 months in advance. Ask any Czech: “Jaký máte plán na víkend?” […]Read More 5 very Czech ways to spend a weekend
Hello! On this lazy Sunday morning (a rarity) I was doing some cleaning in the library, and after about 10 minutes it got really boring I got the inspiration for a new post. Sometimes after a presentation or a during a training course people ask me “hey, this was really cool, can you recommend me […]Read More My top book list on Games and Gamification
Ups! I did it again. I replied to another of those interesting emails, this time to a healer, wizard, sorcerer, I don’t know what else. My marriage was in danger, I thought. In the end, it was only my wallet.Read More Nigerian Scams (again): how I saved my marriage thanks to Doctor Okojie
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (or “Episode VIII”, plus one spin off for those who are counting) is finally out in theaters all around Europe, while audience in the US and elsewhere still have to wait a few precious hours. (Edit: this post was written on the first impression I had after watching the movie. […]Read More “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – this is not the movie I was looking for
“The Danger of a Single Story“ is the title of a very popular TED talk by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie, from 2009. But not only. This post is about our latest Erasmus+ course, which took place in Horažd’ovice (yes, every time I google and copy/paste it) in Czech Republic in November 2017. My team colleagues were Bara Rodi […]Read More The Danger of a single story – Global Education is hard work
(versione italiana di tutto il post qui, sul blog del grande Michele Di Paola, coautore di questo articolo) This is a good story that shows how bad guys don’t always win. And when Star Wars is involved, this is particularly true. A couple of weeks ago, the publishing colossus Electronic Arts (which owns other immensely […]Read More “Star Wars: Battlefront II”: where is the line between gambling and gaming?