- BBC Syrian Refugees
- How you felt playing each game: i didn’t really enjoy this game because it didn’t make any sense to me. Every choice had a crucial outcome that was not logical
- What you learned playing games: this game taught me to not trust others and think ahead of steps. Also how to make sacrifices
- One suggestion for improving each game : if outcomes where a bit logical, and did not have extreme consequences
- How you felt playing each game : this is my favorite game so far, it was really exciting and full of challenges. Spent is my favorite because it felt like real life , the obstacles in spent are real life challenges that people face everyday
- What you learned playing each game: I learned how to make the best decision for myself and my “kids” . I put myself in these people’s shoes and I learned that the best decision might be harsh sometimes but it’s for the greater good.
- One suggestion for improving each game: maybe making it shorter , the game was a bit long
- Know Yourself
- How you felt playing each game : I felt like I made a lot of assumptions that were untrue. I felt like i was a judgemental person
- What you learned playing each game : to give people the benefit of the doubt and actually listen to their story first without making assumptions
- One suggestion for improving each game : maybe put more context in the question to figure out the correct answers
- Second-hand Depression Game
- How you felt playing each game: this game was really familiar to me because it reminded me of a friend of mine that was struggling with depression. Most of the seniors in the game happened to me in real life.
- What you learned playing each game: I learned how to properly interact with people who suffer from depression.
- One suggestion for improving each game: I would improve or change anything. The game is executives well to raise awareness for depressio
- Sleep-deprived mom game
- How you felt playing each game: this game is related to me because i feel the way as the mom with uni work and my sleeping schedule. I really struggled at the beginning of the semester due to how sleep deprived I was.
- What you learned playing each game: I learned how tiring being a parent can be. Being responsible for a child is a full time job that requires good rest
- One suggestion for improving each game: more creative scenarios that stimulates our thinking
- Single Mothers and Their Daughters
- How you felt playing each game : I really sympathized with mothers who go through raising their kids alone. I was also really angry on how a lot of women are mistreated when they divorce their partners
- What you learned playing each game : I learned how to protect my child from developing trauma from a father figure. I also learned to prioritize my child’s mental health over mr pride and ego
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- One suggestion for improving each game : having it from a boy’s perspective instead of a girl . sons have a very strong bond with their mothers . Therefore, it would be interesting playin the game as a mother and sonOverall reflection :
In conclusion , each game was entertaining and it taught me a valuable lesson. Spent taught me how to be in charge of a household and put me in challenging situations such as being a parent. Single mothers and their daughters , also taught me how to protect my child from external traumas that might affect them in the long-run. These two games really highlighted how being a parent is such an excruciating job. Second -hand depression was an eye-opening game as it showed how to interact with a partner that suffers from depression. This game is vital because it helps people be more understanding and cooperative towards people with depression. Know Yourself was also an interesting game that showed me how much I judge a book by its cover. I learned from it to hear the whole story before making further assumptions.
Thanks for this, Farah. The single mothers game was based on the game creator’s own experience. I can see how a male perspective would have been interesting. I just never had a male student wanting to tell that story.
Could you please fix some of the strange formatting issues in your post? There are also some words that are either misspelled or autocorrected and need to be revised.