What a week! First I was doing what I love – playing the game. I went over to Lower Hutt, and worked with students at 4 enviroschools: Dyer Street School, Naenae Primary School, Tawahi School, and St Bernadettes School
Then the news was out (in Saturday’s Dominion Post) that Cloak of Protection is a finalist for New Zealand game of the year. This award programme is being run by the NZ Games Association.
We are up in two categories – New Game of the Year, and Teacher’s & Children’s Choice.
New Game of the year is being judged by a panel of six industry experts, including a renowned game designer, board gaming event organizers and retailers.
The Teacher’s Choice and Children’s Choice awards are being judged by teachers and students at four schools nationwide. The participating public schools are all full primaries, offering years 1-8: Clyde, Martinborough, Ramarama and Westport South Schools. Judges will consider criteria including the game’s appearance, quality, clarity of rules, interactivity, and uniqueness.
Results in August.
This week I’m off to the Wairarapa, playing the game with enviroschool teachers & students in Masterton. So the Cloak spreads!