Tag: Games

What to bring for games

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So here is the paperwork for each game: * Each coach gets a packet that comes from SYSA and goes to each club registrar * there are smaller sheets with carbon copy pages to be filled out for the ref for the games. * Let’s see for reporting scores…the ref is suppose to report the…

Anagram Games

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Found lots of anagram exercises on the web from Stanford and Duke in particular, but found one that is a simple game that is pretty easy to understand: * “Devdaily”:http://www.devdaily.com/java/jwarehouse/netbeans-src/usersguide/j2seexamples/anagrams/src/com/toy/. This one is a little complicated, but basically it shows you a scrambled word and you have to figure out how to unscramble and turn…

Playing old Console Games

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The iPhone hackers have a bunch of emulators for old NES and other games. There is a whole industry of folks at “ROMNation.net”:http://romnation.net which let you load all kinds of old games. The most interesting emulator is called MAME (which runs the old arcade games of the 1980s). Pretty fun to play with. Kids love…

Kids Games

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Here are some that the kids are asking about: * “Sid Meier’s Civilization IV”:http://pc.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r25732.htm is the next step in a great franchise. Getting older now since it was released late 2005, but a nice game. There are two expansion packs now and it goes for about $37 at “Go Gamer”:http://gogamer.com * “Nancy Drew The White…

Kids Games

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Here are some that the kids are asking about: * “Sid Meier’s Civilization IV”:http://pc.gamezone.com/gzreviews/r25732.htm is the next step in a great franchise. Getting older now since it was released late 2005, but a nice game. * “Nancy Drew The White Wolf of Icicle Creek”:http://www.cinemablend.com/games/PC-Review-Nancy-Drew-The-White-Wolf-Of-Icicle-Creek-4827.html. These are done for pre-teen and teen girls from “Her Interactive”:http://herinteractive.com….

Legos Star Wars

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!<http://ps2media.ign.com/ps2/image/article/731/731211/lego-star-wars-ii-the-original-trilogy-20060907004540203-000.jpg! “Legos Star Wars II”:http://www.gamerankings.com/itemrankings/launchreview.asp?reviewid=725342 has to have my vote for the most unlikely combination, but it works. We down loaded the demo and it is so cute to see all those legos in the Star Wars world, plus there are puzzles everywhere and by definition it isn’t gory, the legos just break up 🙂…

PC Games

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There are lots of review sites, but I find “Gamerankings.com”:http://gamerankings.com to be the best meta site, they categorize reviews done by a host of sites and magazines are pretty accurate. Like “DCViews”:http://dcviews.com, these metasites are just great. So, what’s hot right now for kids? * “Company of Heroes”: OK, not really for kids, but it…

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