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The best educational game you've ever played?
« on: March 09, 2008, 02:17:58 pm »
http://www.classzone.com/books/geometry/game/ch08.htm

That would have to be mine. It's so friggin' great it just might be my favorite game ever.

This thread was meant for the discussion of educational games, AKA edutainment games.

But seriously, what do you think of Frog Swamp?


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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2008, 02:30:37 pm »
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2008, 03:52:12 pm »
hm... can't remember that name of it.. but it was really good, math,history and stuff like that... it was in swedish too...
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2008, 03:52:46 pm »
I remember playing the first zoombini game..that was fun.

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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2008, 04:13:04 pm »
Zoombinis, by far.
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2008, 04:17:52 pm »
Math Blaster.

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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2008, 04:27:59 pm »
That was a fun game, if I remember correctly. With the goo people or something? A robot got lost and captured..or...*struggles to remember the plot*.

A prison planet was in there...

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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2008, 04:28:06 pm »
Math Blaster.

All the cool kids know what I'm talking about.

I wanna be cool!... it was that cool game were you learn the history of cheese right?

No but seriously, that game was pretty fun...abit short if i remember it right.
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2008, 04:34:48 pm »
Math Blaster.

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Hmm, if I had to choose between Math Blaster and Jazz the Jackrabbit....

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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2008, 04:45:33 pm »
Math Blaster.

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I was in elementary when I played that. Sheesh.

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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2008, 05:50:18 pm »
Ahhhh Math Blaster... I was in, like, third grade when I first played Math Blasters. It was the seventh version or something.
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2008, 06:22:00 pm »
MB was ok, but ZB was way better. Another good one was Oregan Trail.
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2008, 06:25:50 pm »
Wasn't there a Rayman math game in the 90's?
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2008, 06:37:06 pm »
Math Blaster.

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Indeed.

Zoombinis was by far the best though. Hell, on the hardest difficulty most of those puzzles would be impossible for an adult to finish, let alone a kid.
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Re: The best educational game you've ever played?
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2008, 06:49:04 pm »
Jump Start 2nd Grade was my favorite, it really helped me with multiplication at home.

There was this educational Muppet game that everyone loved in like 4th grade at my school, that was a great game (Though I can't remember the name of it).

Oregon Trail obviously holds a special place for me.

And Bit Bot's Math Voyage. You play as a robot in a sunken submarine, and you interact with all these animals in math problems to get coins in order to buy upgrades for your aquarium. Does anyone know where I can find it?

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