Kids are learning to read earlier and do math earlier than a generation ago in part because of games like Pokemon and Minecraft, according to avowed nerd gamer Mark Brand.
Magic: The Gathering
As big nerds, Charles and I like to do nerdy things. Recently, we’ve managed to infiltrate a dear college friend’s weekly Magic: The Gathering club. This is super good news! I’m the only woman, but I’ve come to expect that. We have a lot of fun, though, so the strangenesses are pretty much excusable.There’s just one problem.At…
In this moving excerpt from her new book, Lizzie Stark brings us the story of two boys growing up in the world of role-playing games.