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ElectroCity – fears confirmed

September 11, 2007

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I’ve spent two days playing ElectroCity. Engaging? Yes. Balanced? No. Green? Not even nearly. Prompted by TreeHugger’s praise then questioning of ElectroCity, I posted a review of the instructions to the game. Today, let’s play the game with green glasses. The starting point for the game is a low population in a rural area, serviced […]

ElectroCity: “natural bias” not very natural at all

September 9, 2007

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Last week TreeHugger said great things about a New Zealand site last week: “Electrocity: Teaching Kids to Manage Energy, Human Needs Responsibly Through Gaming” Genesis Energy, an energy supplier and retailer in New Zealand has come up with a terrific way of helping kids develop a strong basis on which to develop future knowledge about […]