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Smart youth work, green screen and slippers.

SomeCamp EU is a training event for youth workers and people active in the youth field, organized by ENTK – the Estonian Youth Work Center, and Verke, in Tallin, Estonia to discuss and share the concept of smart youth work....

Videogame-based learning on tour

In the last weeks, I was invited to host two workshops about videogame-based learning. The first one was in Pisa, inside the Italian Internet Festival, and the second in Lucca, inside Lucca Comics & Games, the biggest “nerd culture” gathering...

Convergence culture, Umberto Eco and Star Wars :)

Convergence culture is the key-concept explored by Henry Jenkins in his crucial book dating back to 2006. Jenkins finally helped a lot to explain why popular culture (as in comics, fan fictions, blockbuster movies etc… and videogames, of course) is having such an impact in...

Streaming videogames are in da house!

I have seen the future of videogames, and it’s streaming 😀 There has been a lot of buzz online about it lately, after the announcement of Google game-streaming service Stadia. Among the other big players, Apple still seems to be...

Notre Dame of the Assassin’s Creed

Notre Dame could be rebuilt using 3d mappings from videogames - meanwhile gamers worldwide pay tribute posting Assassin's Creed Unity Notre Dame screenshots. Art, landscape and videogames have just started working together.

HOP Online learning: I am on podcast again!

HOP Online Learning is a platform created by the European SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Center. HOP is all about online learning, e-learning and the likes of it: they promote online learning in many different ways and are very...

Bandersnatch: a real storytelling revolution?

I had just finished to write a post in the Italian section of the blog, about the interactive cartoon Minecraft: story mode on Netflix, and the streaming platform started promoting nothing less than a Black Mirror interactive episode: Bandersnatch. Even...