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A friend of mine is looking into ways to use RPGs in teaching environmental science. Are there any real-world scenario RPGs you already know of? Or games you think he could adapt for classroom use?
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Also not tabletop, but I believe a good one for this purpose:
Gaia - Assembly of Nations. There was an international call for playing this game in Nordic countries a couple years ago.
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Gamer friends: a friend of mine is looking into ways to use RPGs in teaching environmental science. Are there any real-world scenario RPGs you already know of? Or games you think he could adapt for classroom use? I'm pondering, but thought I'd ask the g+ hive mind for help.
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Ben, we're still connected via facebook, right? I got the best answers there. +Tse Yang Lim had a few ideas also.
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Lots of great #1s from Image Comics.
 
New Image Comics Humble Bundle is up with tons of #1s

It’s Image Expo day so expect a ton of news rolling out as we get going. But first, the new Image comics Humble Bundle is up and it’s a great jumping on point with digital editions of the Image Expo 2015 Preview Book, Alex + Ada Vol. 1 (#1-5), Deadly…
It's Image Expo day so expect a ton of news rolling out as we get going. But first, the new Image comics Humble Bundle is up and it's a great jumping on point with digital editions of the Image Exp...
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My favorite parody of this song so far -- and there have been some great contenders. (Also, pleased to see the diversity among NASA's interns!)
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By Emilee Andrews GREENVILLE — Smiles abound wherever Amy Hansen and Cricket go. Cricket is a registered therapy cat. Together, Amy and Cricket visit area hospice care, assisted living facilities and private residences to brighten the days of various patients. Cricket loves the attention he gets and residents get the comfort of petting an animal, which has shown …
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And speaking of awesome Kickstarters, +Sarah Schanze launched her campaign to put her fantastic comic Thistil Mistil Kistil into print! It's a fantastic comic that involves both Viking Era history and Norse mythology, and she does a fantastic job with it. Go check it out! 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/depleti/thistil-mistil-kistil-vol-one 
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In honor of their new Kickstarter, Foxtrot Games has Relic Expeditions on sale for 20% off! http://foxtrotgames.com/relic-expedition/buy/

(Will make a separate post for the new Kickstarter. g)

+Max Saltonstall, did you ever get a chance to check this out?
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I recommended that you check it out back when it was first Kickstarted. I haven't had a chance to play it yet, but when I read about it, it looked right up your alley.
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I love this commercial.
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I'm excited to see how far this project has come!
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I'm so excited that +Rebecca Slitt's +Choice of Games title has been released! I've been waiting for this one!
When the kids at your high school start developing psychic powers, you and ...
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Thanks to +Sandy Jacobs-Tolle for posting this! It's wonderful.
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Here's the link to the gorgeous new game Foxtrot Games is Kickstarting. Definitely check it out! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/foxtrotgames/lanterns-the-harvest-festival?ref=relic-expedition
Place tiles, adorn the palace lake, and dedicate lanterns in this beautiful, fast-paced board game set in imperial China.
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Education
  • Simon's Rock College of Bard
    creative writing, 1996 - 2000
  • University of Denver
    Publishing Institute, 2000 - 2000
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Introduction
Alana Joli is a freelance writer and editor based out of Shoreline Connecticut. She is also a full time mom.
Bragging rights
Published author of two novels, two comics, several short stories, a handful of role playing game adventures, and a huge number of reference articles.
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Occupation
Freelance writer and editor
Employment
  • Self-employed
    freelance writer and editor, 2004 - present
  • Branford Patch
    contributor and columnist, 2010 - 2013
  • Gale Cengage
    editor, 2000 - 2004
  • Barnes & Noble
    bookseller, 2001 - 2005
  • James Blackstone Memorial Library
    reference assistant, 2006 - 2010
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Female
Born in America is one of our default pizza delivery places. Their crust is usually very thin and tasty, and their toppings are good quality. Their specialty pizzas are inventive -- particularly the Thai Chicken, which I've never had elsewhere!
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