code games

Get that Kid a Game that Teaches Coding!

  I’m the game geek here at Geek Girlfriends.  Teaching kids coding through games is all the rage this year and the //CODE Programming Game Series by the folks at Thinkfun are designed to do exactly that. I was skeptical that…

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Medical Mysteries

I just endured an hour-long conference call with a dozen or so people. In a situation like that, keeping the mind limber and engaged (but not too engaged for sanity’s sake) without making too much noise or tuning out completely…

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A Mystery at Sea

Since I’m on a total girl detective binge, I couldn’t resist downloading The Mystery of the Mary Celeste. (There is a 1-hour free trial. The full version is $19.95.) A historical mystery? I’m a sucker for those. And the promise…

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SuperSecret Giveaway

“I just got my driver’s license,” my 10-year-old daughter announced the other day. “Now I need a car!” “That’s good honey,” I responded. Her words gave me a shock but I think I pulled off a calm shrug. “I have…

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And We All Played Braid

Over the weekend, I took a spin through my new game section here on GeekGirlfriends.com and bought myself a game. My son Cole (13) was playing a complicated war game with his friends (over a voice connection) on Xbox Live….

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Gaming for Weight Loss and Fun

    Last week the game maker Last Day of Work sent me the cutest casual game to try out: Virtual Families. This is the same company that made the game Virtual Villagers that my daughter and I got completely…

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That Was a Grand Adventure

Okay, so I know none of you fell for my (and Microsoft’s!) April Fool’s joke yesterday. I don’t have a copy of Alpine Legend to give away because Microsoft never made that game. The company only made that hilarious promo…

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