Duolingo: Gaming the Language Barrier

Curator: Scribble Tone
date: November 20, 2012
Categories: Experience Design
Tags: education, games, system design, Translation
Duolingo is on our list because of its cleverly designed system for teaching foreign languages: The lessons are presented as a fun and addictive game environment. While building vocabulary, you win points and progress through levels.
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Dwarf Fortress: Tarn and Zachary Adams

Curator: Kevin Slavin
date: August 19, 2011
Categories: Typographic Design
Tags: ascii, games
The only thing more difficult than writing about Dwarf Fortress is playing it. 

To be clear, I’m talking about Dwarf Fortress, which is the common name for the game Slaves to Armok: God of Blood Chapter II: Dwarf Fortress.
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