In a game forum I am a member of, a question was posed regarding how to incorporate ethics and morality into the game. What can be done to incorporate those things–since many games are abstracted…wargames turn units into mathematical values, etc. so that an SS unit is reduced to being …
Players are stereotypes in a banana republic responsible for voting on graft/corruption as well as whether to overthrow the president. It should not be taken seriously! Teachers should be aware of the stereotypes being parodied.
This is an RPG supplement, but its usefulness comes from its subject matter and fiction regarding the Holocaust. It is a VERY serious and intense book which provides an idea how the Holocaust can be explained/taught in alternative fashion.
Requires some cooperation and centers around the building of an international space platform. Can be played on a standard school desktop.
The value is in the use of the cards. 36 possible results along with the various on-base situations allows calculation of possible results and probabilities. The statistics for likelihood of each on-base situation are researchable. This would work with moderate to high level math classes. Students could recreate player abilities/make their own cards by researching past baseball season stats.
Can be done on card-table space. Requires figures (can be axis and allies pieces/risk pieces). Can also be used as comparative reference for troop/equipment quality. Co-designed by U.S. Army simulations designer.
If Axis and Allies is already known, this is a World War One variant to use the same rules and play the same game.
Contains political biographies of Chicago luminaries. Requires cooperation, trading/interaction. There is a Rated PG word on the Mayor Cermak card. Art is NOT realistic. Designer had potential education use in mind.
The saving of souls. Game forces cooperation–no one wins if any of the players dies.
Game requiring area control that limits some cards to one use only, making card-counting/probability important. Limited to 2 players, it is best used as an example of the mechanics of probability, etc.