M. Brandon Robbins

About M. Brandon Robbins

M. Brandon Robbins (mbrandon.robbins@gmail.com) is the Media Coordinator at Goldsboro High School in Goldsboro, NC. He's a member of the 2011 class of ALA Emerging Leaders.

Deal Me In | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Card games are a valuable asset to your library’s gaming initiative and are great for people who love hands-on and interactive experiences.

They’re Gamers, Not “Girl Gamers” | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Since the advent of online gaming and the wider acceptance of the pursuit as a legitimate hobby for adults, everyone who has bothered to do so has noticed that girls and women play games almost as much (and enjoy as much variety) as boys and men.

Hurts So Good | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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It’s important to stock your library collection with games that move the genre forward and encourage patrons to see video games as a legitimate medium for personal expression, telling stories in new ways and asking deep questions about ourselves and the world around us.

Weird Science: Great SF Games | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Stock your circulating collection and load your gaming PCs with some greats of the genre.

Collection Development: Stealth | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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Big-name titles (Metal Gear Solid, Thief, Goldeneye 007, and more) that most of your patrons will be asking for, but there’s a wealth of stealth out there.

Ticket To Ride | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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A great game for beginners. With an adventurous theme, Ticket To Ride leads to conversations about economics and exploration, it’s also an incredible learning tool that sparks discussion and encourages inquiry.

Gamers, Gamers, & Gaming | Theater of War

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Though many video games do ignore the grim realities of armed conflict, games have the potential to provide some insight into the intensity of war.

Knack for Narrative: The Last of Us

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Today’s video games explore complex concepts and themes. The latest game to do so is The Last of Us, a gripping, emotional ride through a pos­tapocalyptic vision of America.

Hackers versus The Man | Games, Gamers, & Gaming

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A review of Android: Netrunner.

Wil Wheaton Talks Tabletop: Games, Gamers, & Gaming | August 2013

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Wil Wheaton discusses his gaming web series, Tabletop

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