Tag: game

Launch of Shrimps Matter

On Tuesday December 15th, 2015 Shrimps Matter was launched! Tabatha, JP and Kat hosted over 20 people who all came to play Shrimps Matter and learn more about ocean ecosystems. The launch event was even covered in Ottawa Magazine! A big thank you to all our supporters, our beta testers,...

Why play? A few notes on games, gamification and serious gaming

A game is a structured for of play which has a specific goal, rules, a feedback system and voluntary participation from players. Games are usually played for enjoyment, but can be used as an educational tool. Gamification uses basic game design techniques (goals through rewards, feedback through points, and competition...

Gamifying resilience – TabTalks blogs for the Conference Board of Canada

TabTalks occasionally guest blogs for various organizations and publications. Read her blog for the Conference Board of Canada, “The Rules of the Game: “Gamifying” Resilience“, as a hot topic in security and safety. The blog explores how games can be used to solve complex problems that require a “comprehensive, multi-stakeholder...

In the news – apt613 features TabTalks

In March 2014, Tabatha was approached to talk about her experiences with Impact Academy offered by HUB Ottawa with the local Ottawa about-town blog, Apt613. Read more …

TabPlays REStrukt

REStrukt, is a multi-player card game that helps communities understand whole-of-community opportunities REStrukt helps set a fun, high-energy and inclusive tone for follow-up discussions, through the game all stakeholders learn to respect the role of others in the room. This suite of games can be used or modified if you...

TabTalks goes to Bootcamp

TabTalks was invited to participate in the first Bootcamp for the Global Disaster Innovation Groups’ Field Innovation Team. The three-day bootcamp was held outside Park City, Utah. The 30+ participants were engaged in three days of learning and preparing for deployment, including REStrukt, specifically redesigned for the Field Innovation Team....