Let’s face it… Geography is one of the most overlooked subjects in traditional public schooling and in homeschooling. Why? It is probably because it doesn’t seem very important to our everyday, busy lives. Do my students really need to know where Liberia is located? How about Chile? Is this relevant information or should we just spend a little more time with math, history and writing?
But the real biggest bad part is the lack of customization. The way it worked up until now was that a game shipped with “X” number of maps or levels as they are called. After a few months of playing the same maps, smart and uber computer savvy folks use tools shipped with the game to make custom geography solutions.
The gameplay is very basic. There are two teams, the Sentinel and the Scourge, five players in each. The team who destroys the opposing teams Ancient first wins, the Scourge’s ancient is called the Frozen Throne and the Sentinels ancient is called the Tree of Life. The relics are located in each of the teams bases. There are three ways leading to the bases, each of the ways are filled with defensive towers and NPC’s(non player controlled characters) defending the way to their teams base. The ways are more commonly known as “lanes” in DotA. Each of the players can choose one of around different heroes at the signage design beginning of the game. The heroes have different skills and attributes, some of them are best at dealing damage while some others have the ability to heal wounded teammates.
Finding these cards caused a flurry of googling and a research quest that eventually led to a visit to a bricks and mortar library. A large wall maps in dubai of the US helped to visualize the length of the walk much more clearly than a GoogleEarth image on a 15″ computer monitor.
Yes, it is a tremendous cell phone because it’s all productivity and puts many products into one package. But what are the real benefits? It really depends on the person to ask. Regardless of whom you ask, there have been many books written on how to take your experience with an iPhone to the next level.
Get creative with subject matter for your puzzles. You are sure to think of many more ideas specially suited to your child. When your kids learn you made it especially for them, you not only give a gift to enjoy and cherish, but the gift of love as well.