Did I Mention Star Fluxx?!

Todays short story has been written by a recent convertee to the world of table-top gaming. Recently introduced to the team at Imagination Gaming and invited to join in some local games sessions, this is her account of her experience. Whether she was a willing participant to start with or coerced into it, everything seems to have worked out in the end. Maybe games aren't that frightening after-all?...

The Imagination Gaming Family & Education Awards 2015 Are Here!

This year we are proud to announce the 3rd annual, international, Imagination Gaming Family & Education Awards - with a fantastic new part of the website to match!

This is when we, as providers of table-top game based services to education and the wider UK community, get together with a specialist panel to identify more tabletop games that are not only great fun, but crucial in helping to develop key life skills. The competition receives entries from around the world and every game submitted is also taken to show at UK Games Expo 2015 at the end of May, the biggest hobby gaming show of the year....

Then & Now: The State Of The Hobby Games Industry - Part 2

Last week I looked at where I saw the gaming industry a couple of decades ago and how different things were then. Here, writing from my hotel room at the world's largest games convention in Essen, things have really come full circle in terms of how things are viewed and the quality of games themselves, from both a production and a playability perspective. Let’s have a look closer at this and where we might end up...

Why Use Games In Education?

As part of our new website we will be introducing regular posts and blogs covering all areas of the game world, from the industry to the consumer - both at home and in education. With different viewpoints not only from us, but the wide spectrum of game creators and users, we'll continue to ecplore why games are such a crucial part of life in work and in play.

So, what better place to start than with an overview of why we think we should be using games in education.... what do you think?