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All in all, I thoroughly enjoyed playing Cast Your Vote. I thought that the game highlighted important aspects surrounding American society and properly informed young children about how to become an informed voter. My favorite part of the game was its emphasis on looking into each candidates’ policies because this informed voters do their policy … Continue reading Blog Post 3: Final Thoughts
From a more content perspective, I believe that my video game coincides with the subject matter covered within the Gee and “Mindshift Guide to Digital Games and Learning” readings. First of all, I believe that my icivics game, Cast Your Vote, directly mirrors Gee’s point that “good videos games present a technology that illuminates how … Continue reading Blog Post #2: My Game and The Readings
For my game exploration I chose to play the game Cast Your Vote on civics.org. The game itself lasted approximately 30 minutes and can be categorized as a role-playing game. The bases of the game centered around preparing students about how to vote and research about different candidates. Cast Your Vote started off by asking … Continue reading BlogPost Video Gaming Post One
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