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Episode 57 - Simulated Sumeria​

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Where did educational games come from? According to some, the practice of using games in classrooms started in the early 60s with the appearance of the Sumerian Game. However, the story is more complicated than that. This episode we dive into the Sumerian Game, some of the earliest educational games, and the bizarre legacy of a lost piece of software.

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Thanks! I mentioned it on twitter, but I may be doing an addendum or an interview or something for this episode. I emailed out to someone who researched the Sumerian Game when I was doing research, but only heard back from them yesterday. So we will see, may be some updates eventually here.
 

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