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With over 75 games, you'll find something for your class. You can browse by era, geography, level of development, or class size.  


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1349: The Plague
1349: Plague Comes to Norwich

17th Century          Europe          Unpublished Game

 title=1894 Korea: Kabo Reforms
Korea at the Crossroads of Civilizations: Confucianism, Westernization, and the 1894 Kabo Reforms

19th Century          Asia          Level 4 Game

 title=Acid Rain in Europe
Acid Rain and the European Environment 1979-1989

20th Century          Europe          Published Game (STEM)

 title=American Revolution
Patriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City, 1775-1776

18th Century            North America           Published Game

 title=Are Atoms Real?
Are Atoms Real? 1860 Karlsruhe Conference of Chemistry

19th Century          Europe          Level 2+ Game (STEM)

Argentina 1985 
Argentina, 1985: Making Memory

20th Century          Latin and South America          Level 3 Game

 title=Art in Paris
Modernism versus Traditionalism: Art in Paris, 1888-1889

19th Century          Europe          Published Game

Augsburg 1531*
Wrestling with the Reformation: Augsburg, 1531

16th Century          Europe          Level 4

Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, and the Dawn of Computing

19th Century          Europe         Level 3 Game (STEM)

Bacon's Rebellion
Bacon's Rebellion, 1676-1677: Race, Class, and Frontier Conflict in Colonial Virginia

17th Century          North America          Level 3 Game

Birth of the Public Sphere
Politics, Religion, and the Birth of the Public Sphere: England, 1685-1688

17th Century          Europe          Level 3 Game

Building the Italian Renaissance
Building the Italian Renaissance: Brunelleschi's Dome and the Florence Cathedral

15th Century          Europe          Published Game

 title=Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism, 1861-1864

19th Century          Europe         Published Game

 title=Chicago 1968 
Chicago, 1968: Policy and Protest at the Democratic National Convention

20th Century          North America          Published Game

 title=Climate Change in Copenhagen
Climate Change in Copenhagen, 2009

21st Century         Europe, International          Published Game (STEM)

 title=Collapse of Apartheid

The Collapse of Apartheid and the Dawn of Democracy in South Africa, 1993

20th Century          Africa          Published Game

Congressional AIDS Hearings
After a Long Battle: Congressional Response to the AIDS Epidemic, 1982-1985

20th Century          North America          Level 3 Game

 title=Constitutional Convention
The Constitutional Convention of 1787: Constructing the American Republic
18th Century            North America           Published Game

Council of Nicaea
Constantine and the Council of Nicaea: Defining Orthodoxy and Heresy in Christianity, 325 CE

4th Century CE         SW Asia / Europe         Published Game

The Crisis of Catiline
The Crisis of Catiline: Rome, 63 BCE

1st Century BCE      Europe       Level 3 Game


Diet and Killer Disease
Diet and the Killer Diseases: McGovern Committee Hearings, 1976

20th Century          North America          Level 3 Game (STEM)

 title=The Election of 1912 
Progressivism at High Tide: The Election of 1912

20th Century          North America         Level 3 Game

 title=Eleventh Pillar
Raising the Eleventh Pillar: The Ratification Debate of 1788

18th Century           North America           Flashpoints

 title=Ending the Troubles
Ending the Troubles: Religion, Nationalism, and the Search for Peace and Democracy in Northern Ireland, 1997-98 *

20th Century          Ireland          Level 3 Game

Enlightenment in Crisis

The Enlightenment in Crisis: Diderot's Encyclopedié in a Parisian Salon

18th Century            Europe          Level 3

 title=Europe on the Brink

Europe on the Brink, 1914: The July Crisis

20th Century            Europe           Published Game

 title=Europe on the Brink
Europe on the Brink, 1914: The July Crisis

20th Century            Europe           Published Game

 title=Evolution in Kansas
Kansas, 1999: Evolution or Creationism

20th Century          North America          Level 3 Game (STEM)

 title=Food Fight
Food Fight: Challenging the USDA Food Pyramid, 1991

20th Century          North America          Published Game (OER)

Feeding Africa
Food or Famine, 2002: The Debate over Genetically Modified Crops in Southern Africa

21st Century          Africa, International          Level 3 Game (STEM)

 title=Forest Diplomacy
Forest Diplomacy: Cultures in Conflict on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1757

18th Century            North America           Published Game

The Fourth Crusade
Remaking of the Medieval World, 1204: The Fourth Crusade

13th Century          Europe  / SW Asia         Published Game

 title=Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass, Slavery, and the Constitution, 1845

19th Century          North America         Published Game

 title=French Revolution
Rousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791

18th Century          Europe         Published Game

 title=Greenwich Village
Greenwich Village, 1913: Suffrage, Labor, and the New Woman

20th Century            North America          Published Game

Guerrilla Girls
Guerrilla Girls in our Midst: 1984-1987

20th Century          North America          Level 3 Game

 title=Harlem 1919 
Harlem 1919: A Question of Leadership

20th Century          North America         Level 3 Game

 title=Henry VIII
Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament

16th Century          Europe          Published Game

The Ides of March 
Beware the Ides of March: Rome in 44 BCE

1st Century BCE      Europe      Level 3 Game

 title=Indian Independence 
Defining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945

20th Century          Asia          Published Game


 title=Japan 1941 
Japan, 1941: Between Pan-Asianism and the West

20th Century          Asia          Published Game

 title=Japanese Exclusion 1906-1915
Japanese Exclusion in California, 1906-1915

20th Century          North America         Level 3 Game

 title=John Brown
The Fate of John Brown, 1859

19th Century          North America          Level 2+ Game

The Josianic Reform
The Josianic Reform: Deuteronomy, Prophecy, and Israelite Religion

7th Century BCE       SW Asia          Level 3 Game 

 title=Kentucky 1861
Kentucky, 1861: Loyalty, State, and Nation

19th Century          North America         Published Game

London 1854: Cholera
London 1854: Cesspits, Cholera, and Conflict over the Broad Street Pump

19th Century          Europe          Level 2+ Game (STEM)

 title=Mexico in Revolution 
Mexico in Revolution, 1912-1920

20th Century          North America         Published Game

 title=Paterson, 1913
Paterson, 1913: A Labor Strike in the Progressive Era

20th Century            North America          Flashpoints

 title=Peacemaking, 1919
Peacemaking, 1919: The Peace Conference at Versailles

20th Century         International          Level 3 Game

Physician-Assisted Suicide
Physician-Assisted Suicide: Autonomy, Ethics, Morality, and the End of Life 1976-2016*

20th and 21st Century       North America       Level 3 Game

Prado and Latin American Art
The Prado Museum's Expansion: The Diverse Art of Latin America

21st Century          Latin and South America          Level 3 Game


Radio Days 
Radio Days and the FCC: Breaking up Broadcast Monopoly, 1938

20th Century          North America         Level 3 Game

 title=Rage against the Machine
Rage Against the Machine: Technology, Rebellion, and the Industrial Revolution, 1817*

19th Century          Europe         Level 4 Game (STEM)

Radical Reconstruction in New Orleans, 1868-76

19th Century          North America         Level 3 Game

 title=Red Clay 1835
Red Clay, 1835: Cherokee Removal and the Meaning of Sovereignty

19th Century          North America         Published Game

Russian Literary  Journals
Russian Literary Journals, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy in St.   Petersburg, 1877

19th Century          Europe / Asia          Level 3 Game

 title=Rwanda 1994
The Needs of Others: Human Rights, International Organizations, and Intervention in Rwanda, 1994

20th Century          Africa, International          Published Game

The Second Crusade
The Second Crusade: The War Council of Acre, 1148

12th Century          Europe  / SW Asia        Level 3 Game

 title=Stages of Power 
Stages of Power: Marlowe and Shakespeare, 1592

16th Century          Europe          Published Game

 title=Title IX
Changing the Game: Title IX, Gender, and College Athletics

20th Century          North America          Published Game

 title=Trial of Anne Hutchinson
The Trial of Anne Hutchinson: Liberty, Law, and Intolerance in Puritan New England

17th Century          North America          Published Game

 title=Trial of Galileo
The Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the "New Cosmology," and the Catholic Church, 1616-1633

17th Century          Europe          Published Game (STEM)

 title=Vietnam Memorial
Monuments and Memory-Making: The Debate over the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 1981-82

20th Century          North America          Level 4 Game

 title=The Wanli Crisis
Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor, 1587

16th Century          Asia          Published Game

Watergate, 1973-74: Questions of Constitutional Commitments*

20th Century          North America          Level 3 Game

 Ways and Means,  1935 

Ways and Means, 1935: Debating the Social Security Act through Math

20th Century          North America         Level 3 Game (STEM)

Weimar Germany 
Democracy in Crisis: Germany, 1929-1932

20th Century          Europe         Level 4 Gam

 title=Yalta 1945 
Restoring the World, 1945: Security and Empire at Yalta

20th Century         Europe, International          Published Game


 title=Augsburg 1531*
Wrestling with the Reformation: Augsburg, 1531

16th Century          Europe          Level 4

Athens Besieged
Athens Besieged: Debating Surrender 

5th Century BCE     Europe          Microgame

Athens Reconciliation
Athens Reconciliation 

5th Century BCE      Europe       Microgame

Charles VII
Charles VII and the French Estates, 1435

15th Century          Europe          Microgame

Conclave 1492
Conclave 1492: The Election of a Renaissance Pope

15th Century          Europe          Microgame 

 title=Cuius Regio
Cuius Regio: the German Reformation

16th Century          Europe          Microgame

The Egyptian Prison
Egyptian Prison Martyrs and the Council of Antioch

4th Century CE        SW Asia / Europe / Africa     Microgame

 title=Eyeball to Eyeball 
Eyeball to Eyeball: The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

20th Century          Americas, International          Experiential Sim Microgame

 title=Fate of Mary Stuart
The Fate of Mary Stuart: Conspiracy and the Crown, 1586

16th Century          Europe          Microgame

 title=Making History
Making History Microgame

Today / Anytime          Anywhere          Microgame

 title=North Korea Aid*
The North Korean Hunger Games: Famine, Rogue Regimes and the Ethics of Aid, 1995-1998

20th Century          Asia, International          Level 2 Microgame

The Synod of Worms
Papal and Imperial Allegiance: The Synod of Worms 1076*

11th Century          Europe          Reacting Microgame 

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