Tag: Games - Page 6

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    Build Your Own Green Home Game

    November 7, 10:34 AM by Lloyd Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    When we recently showed a game that teaches sustainable building, commenter Joyce said "That is a great idea! Is there an American counterpart?" and what should turn up as part of NBC Universal's GreenWeek but "Build your own green home," that lets

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    My Sustainable House Game

    November 5, 3:47 PM by Lloyd Alter in Sustainable Product Design

    Here are two cute little games that could help teach kids (and probably a few adults) about the environment and sustainable building. You are given an imaginary budget of £100,000, then you make choices about what materials and components to use to

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    Ping Pong Door: Opening the Door to Space-Efficient Table Tennis

    October 26, 3:34 PM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    For all of you who think that your homes are too small or too cluttered for tabletop games, we present the Ping Pong Door. That's right -- it's a functioning door, and when a game of table tennis calls your name, an inner panel folds out of the door;

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    Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol, Nintendo's First Eco-Game for Kids

    October 25, 7:21 AM by Kenny Luna in Culture

    While the game Chibi-Robo was originally designed for the GameCube and focused on a tiny robot saving a family while cleaning their house, Nintendo’s come back with a sequel for Nintendo DS called Chibi-Robo: Park Patrol that encourages environmental

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    Bacteria Salad: A Game About Agribusiness

    October 15, 11:50 AM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Culture

    A free online game by Persuasive Games, this byte-size morsel of edutainment is a cautionary tale in the guise of mindless, time-sucking fun. Your mission, if you choose to harvest it, is to squeeze as much profit out of mass amounts of cheap tomatoes

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    Farm with Alice Greenfingers

    September 23, 12:30 AM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Green Food

    Get a taste of the farming life, without actually getting your hands mucky, with Alice Greenfingers, a PC game you can download from Yahoo Games.

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    Wacky Life-Sized Chess Match Aims to Educate, Cool Planet

    September 14, 10:22 AM by Kenny Luna in Culture

    What's one unique, creative way to draw attention to global warming and the issues surrounding it? Well, the folks at Global Inheritance recently came up with the idea of an ultimate chess match played on a life-sized board between the forces of good

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    Flakeshake: An Online Game for Polar Bear Fans

    September 7, 5:45 PM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Natural Sciences

    It's about closing time here on the East Coast, so with mere minutes counting off to the start of the weekend, here's a simple and kid-friendly online game for you to goof off to. In Flakeshake, you help a polar bear refreeze his melting environment by

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    Educational Games for Kids: Proceed With Due Caution

    September 3, 10:28 AM by Kenny Luna in Culture

    When I posted recently about an online game released in New Zealand ostensibly with the intent of teaching kids about responsible energy use and taking proper care of the environment, I pointed out that it appeared to be a great way to teach kids about

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    Make Your Own Ball Toss-and-Catchers

    August 29, 11:02 AM by Jasmin Malik Chua in Sustainable Product Design

    It's still summer, at least in this here parts, so enjoy the fresh outdoors as much as you can before Old Man Winter comes a-knockin'. The artist formerly known as Tiffany Tomato (her site is now known as RePlayGround) shows us how to make a pair of

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    A Global Warning: The Game?

    July 17, 8:54 AM by Kenny Luna in Culture

    Ever wanted to find a fun, interesting way to get kids to consider the implications of their action, particularly in regards to global warming? Well, that's the idea behind this latest enviro-game for kids, where the decisions they make in the

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    PlanetSlayer - Interactive Site for EcoKids

    April 16, 8:56 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Not that kids these days need much prompting to rouse on their parents for doing the wrong thing environmentally, but you ever needed a a fun way to get them engaged, consider PlanetSlayer. It is a curiously irreverant online project from Australia’s

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    Solar Powered Nintendo

    April 4, 11:39 AM by Lloyd Alter in Renewable Energy

    The crazy kids at Toms Hardware who built the solar powered wii took a little flak from their readers for building a device that could not quite get by on solar power (which they could have fixed easily just by adding more panels) so they went back to


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