Gamedidactiek 2022 Review

Gamedidactiek 2022 Review

Als SAGANET assisteerden we de Hogeschool Utrecht om het grootste jaarlijkse Serious Game evenement in Nederland vorm te geven. Met meer dan 300 inschrijvingen was er zelfs geen plaats meer voor iedereen, en de dag was dan ook vol met mooie workshops, een heuse...
Newbee Fest 2022 Review

Newbee Fest 2022 Review

Should we reform economic education and thinking, and how can we go about it? The Newbee Fest last June 9th, 2022, was a buzzing hive of ideas and experiments with nearly two-hundred self-appointed visionary teachers, researchers and entrepeneurs. Organised by the...
SAGANET Lego Serious Play Workshop Review

SAGANET Lego Serious Play Workshop Review

Why don’t we do Lego Serious Play, said colleague Diederik to me. I frowned. If you are like me, then you may have wondered what on earth playing with Lego would be good for, as a serious play activity. Lego is for kids, right? How little did I know. This 18th of May...
SAGANET Awards 2022 – Review

SAGANET Awards 2022 – Review

Young game designers have talent, and good game design is not easy. These are two lessons I learned from this year’s fun and tension packed SAGANET Awards. With five finalist contestants, each with their own unpublished serious game, the event was quite full, and that...
Review of CONNECTIONS NL 2021

Review of CONNECTIONS NL 2021

Can wargames be sexy, insightful and commercial at the same time? This is one of the questions I saw at least partly answered at this year’s Connections NL. They can. And even with an impending lockdown one can have an inspiring Connections with lots of game play....
Escaping SAGANET: review of the 2021 autumn seminar

Escaping SAGANET: review of the 2021 autumn seminar

Can Escape Rooms be effective serious games? After this November’s SAGANET session I believe this can be answered with a resounding yes. Speakers Marco Bakker from Escape Expert, Carel Ketelaars from IntotheMirror and Marc van Hasselt from Novitas Heritage all gave...