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Newsletter no.1

Thank you for keeping up to speed with our activities! For those that are new, welcome! Dracon Rules Design Studio is a non-profit organization, active in the fields of education and the use of board games as tools in it.

Only 14 months after our founding, and within the first 3 months of being officially open to the wider public (since March 2022), Dracon Rules Design Studio and our members have participated in or outright organized various external activities, such as:

  • Erasmus Plus KA1 Course on Using Board Games in Education
  • Speaker in International Conference on Education
  • Erasmus Plus KA2 Project Kick-Off Meetings
  • LA Comics Festival Event
  • Acropolis Open Tabletop Wargaming Event
  • Gymnasium Student Group Visit
  • Heroes’ Feast Community Event

Activities

Erasmus Plus KA1 Course on Using Board Games in Education

During the 11th through the 15th of April, Dracon Rules Design Studio held a 5-day training course with topic “Digital Skills for Using Board Games as a Tool in Education”.
It was attended by 9 teachers of various schools of the region of Arad in Romania, and coordinated by CJRAE Arad within the Erasmus+ fold, project code 2021-1-RO01-KA121-SCH-000008575.

Speaker in International Conference on Education

Dracon Rules Design Studio held the podium at CJRAE Arad’s 4th International Conference “Ensuring Equal Opportunities Through Educational Management Psychopedagogical Assistance Services in Context Social Distance”, on the topic of the use of board games in education.

Erasmus Plus KA2 Project Kick-Off Meetings

Dracon Rules Design participated in the first Transnational Project Meeting for the Project “I-GAME: Innovative GAming Methodologies in Education”, code “2021-1-EL01-KA210-ADU-000035026”.
The project aims to exchange & deepen the knowledge of the participants on all stages of serious board game creation & their best possible use in the education of vulnerable groups!
Two members of our organization met with two members of each other organization: Challedu (Greece, coordinator), Archon Studio (Poland), Asociatia Share Education (Romania), to discuss extensively about the objectives & actions of I-GAME, while the next project steps were agreed upon as well as the path to raise awareness for the project!
The first official meeting of the project was concluded successfully and all members are looking forwards to follow through the project’s implementation.

LA Comics Festival Event

Dracon Rules Design Studio participated in the side-events of the Larisa Comics Festival of 2022, running free board-gaming activities for the visitors…

Acropolis Open Tabletop Wargaming Event

…and at the exact same date, held free board-gaming activities as a side-event at the first ever Acropolis Open event organized in Athens.

Gymnasium Student Group Visit

Dracon Rules Design Studio was honored to host the “Searching the Math” group of students from the 1st Experimental Gymnasium of Larisa in our venue.
The group were introduced to our activities, and were presented in short with the process of game design. We then proceeded to try out a game and see how math affects decision making within the game.

Heroes’ Feast Community Event

Dracon Rules Design Studio organized a two-day free gaming event, including board-games and tabletop wargames, with participants of cities throughout Greece (Athens, Thessaloniki, Corfu, Serres, Larisa, Trikala and of course, Karditsa)!

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