7 December 2020: the annual research of the Italian Games Archive was presented. This year it has been written by Cosimo Cardellicchio and it was dedicated to “Giampaolo Dossena and the family Sello from Udine”.
1 December 2020: given the numerous requests from authors who have had difficulties in play-testing due to Covid-19, we decided to REOPEN the deadline for SIGNING UP and for sending the prototypes from 1st December 2020 to 28th February 2021.
24 November 2020: Dario De Toffoli was invited by Play Res to be the speaker of the first of four online training meetings for board game facilitators. He will tell us about the mechanisms behind gambling.
November 2020: it might be the posticipation to 2021, it might even be the forced stay-at-home, but the fact is that the Premio Archimede 2020 has marked an incredible record of participation: we received 202 prototypes, I mean, 202!
11 November 2020: Teodomiro Dal Negro, known as Miro, sadly passed away. With him, we had in the 80s and 90s an intense, fruitful and fun collaboration.
In Lex Arcana we dedicated the character of Emperor Theodomirus to him, who opens the game with his speech to the Senate.
November 2020: Tokalon training for primary and secondary school teachers: 3 lessons by Dario De Toffoli to learn how to think and make decisions, using the Game, Mathematics and the Game of and in Mathematics.
November 2020: the International Team made the history of games in Italy, and Marco Donadoni was its soul and body. Inside Vite in gioco, Marco collected the memories of many friends (among which there is a small contribution by Dario De Toffoli).
4 November 2020: on the third and last online meeting about the Role Playing Games, we will talk about different types of LARP (Live Action Role-Playing), explained by who organize them, with a look on educational aspects too.