Tag Archives : game

Science Kombat


Who would win in a fight: Nikola Tesla or Marie Curie? Now you can find out, in the game Science Kombat. It’s only available online at the moment, and in Portuguese, but a mobile game is in the works. Below some screen shots of Tesla fighting Stephen Hawking, Tesla fighting Pythagoras, and Marie Curie fighting Einstein.  

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Saving the world with Pandemic


This week my friends and I saved the world from epidemic outbreaks of four unnamed diseases. Not in real life, unfortunately, but at least in the board game Pandemic. In Pandemic, all players collaborate to play against the game, in an attempt to cure and treat four rapidly spreading diseases. Each player is assigned a role and each role has…

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Science wins again


I recently spent a week and a half in Toronto, after having been gone for nine months, and the city’s changed already! There’s a stretch of Bloor street that’s notorious for having new shops open every few months, and others disappearing when the rent gets too high. Just west of that a new board game cafe opened while I was…

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Nobel Prize Games


The Nobel Prize website has a section with games and simulations about topics that have won Nobel prizes. The Discovery of Penicillin is a a small simulation-style game where you play the role of William, a house keeper who just happens to be working for all three scientists credited with the penicillin discovery. Click on everything and you can figure…

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