Title: CD-Fun House
Source: Wayzata Technology
Playing Time: depends on the game
Number of Players: Depends on the game
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed:
Subject Area: it's a game... card games,
Objectives: See how many games you
can get good at and win.
Brief Description: There are many different
areas you can go into. You can play card games, word games, acarde games,
Entry Capabilities Required: Well,
you have to go through many "windows", to get to a certain game. It could
be confusing, or you could lose your place.
Relevance to objectives: 3 it's
all games, so...
There is a wide selection of games, you can practice spelling with word
Provides practice of relevant skills:
2 it's games, but you could practice spelling
Likely to arouse/maintain interest: 3
if you can find a game you like
Likely to be comprehended clearly:
4 it gives you directions on how to play some card games
Technical quality (durable, attractive):
3 some of the games are ok, others look boring
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather
than chance): 4 If you play with
more than one player.
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic,
accurate depiction): 4
card games look like card games! There is baseball, and basketball,
but I couldn't get into them.
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test
Clear directions for play:
most of the games have directions
Effectiveness of debriefing:
It might be hard to find one you like, or you may have a hard time
Reviewer: Dana Wood
Position: undergraduate student
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh
PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.