EP 004: Games – Part 1

How Games Influence Design

This is part 1 in a series on how games influence instructional design. We get nostalgic in this episode about video games going as far back as Oregon Trail and as recent as Assassin’s Creed Origins.

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Games mentioned:

  • Knights of the Old Republic (1 & 2)
  • Mass Effect (1-3 & Andromeda)
  • Dragon Age (1-3)
  • Starcraft 2
  • Halo
  • Half-Life (1 & 2)
  • Pacman
  • Battlefield 1942
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Dr. Mario
  • Pokemon Snap
  • The 7th Guest
  • Pole Position
  • Assassin’s Creed (Origins & Syndicate)
  • Farcry
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Metroid
  • Mortal Kombat
  • Soul Caliber
  • X-Com (1 & 2)
  • Road Rash 2
  • Oregon Trail
  • The Banner Saga
  • Flight Simulator

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Intro & Outro music: Super Mario Bros. 2 Overworld Theme played on piano by Joe.