Making History News
Huge Praise for Making History
2006-10-16 00:00:00
Hot off the presses! Renowned historian Niall Ferguson says Making History is literally rewriting the history of video games. In his article "How to Win a War" in this week's New York Magazine, Dr. Ferguson chronicles the WWII games people play. His conclusion? Making History is like no other game out there.
MAKING HISTORY Receives Award of Excellence
2006-10-09 00:00:00
Continuing its path as a game-changer in modern education, Muzzy Lane's MAKING HISTORY® computer game has been selected as one of the outstanding educational products by Technology and Learning magazine.
Award of Excellence for Making History
2006-10-09 00:00:00
MAKING HISTORY has been selected as one of the outstanding educational technology products of 2006 by Technology and Learning magazine, which celebrates software and Internet products that break new ground in the educational experience and demonstrate clear superiority over similar products in the market through their Awards of Excellence Progarm.
IGN Previews Making History
2006-10-06 00:00:00
Correct history's mistakes, or add in your own. Looking for a game to satisfy your craving for historically accurate warfare? Muzzy Lane's Making History: The Calm & The Storm aims to deliver, with strategic gameplay involving military and economic management during World War II.
KANSAS SCHOOLS TEST IN-CLASS VIDEOGAMES
2006-09-20 00:00:00
Consortium of High Schools Looks to the Future with MAKING HISTORY® Multiplayer Strategy Game
MAKING HISTORY featured in Ode Magazine
2006-08-22 00:00:00
Games are an oustanding vehicle to engage students... and teachers are begining to put them to good use. An analysis of gaming in schools in the UK and the US by Marco Visscher
8.21.06
2006-08-21 00:00:00
Alan Turing, widely considered the father of modern computer science, was also responsible for one of the greatest intelligence coups of World War II. He devised an electromechanical system, know as the bombe, to define the settings for Germany's Enigma Cipher. His work gave the Allies access to valuable military and diplomatic communications.
8.15.06
2006-08-15 00:00:00
Germany's Luftwaffe used two types of fighters in the Battle of Britain. The Messerschmitt Bf109E was a fast and nimble plane; its range, however, was just over 400 miles, so it had limited applications. The Messerschmitt Bf110C was designed as a fighter escort for long-range bombers, but it was slow and hard to maneuver.
Pre-order The Calm and the Storm 2.0
2006-08-11 00:00:00
Muzzy Lane is taking pre-orders for MAKING HISTORY: The Calm and the Storm 2.0. The product will begin shipping in September.
08/08/06
2006-08-08 00:00:00
Galeazzo Ciano was Mussolini's son-in-law. He was appointed Italy's Foreign Minister, but demoted to Ambassador to the Vatican for opposing the war. At the Fascist Grand Council meeting in 1943, Ciano voted to oust Il Duce. Hitler restored Mussolini and Ciano became a German prisoner. He was shot in Verona in January, 1944.
08/03/06
2006-08-03 00:00:00
Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor was not a complete success in that the three aircraft carriers assigned to the U.S. Pacific Fleet were not damaged. They were not in port on December 7. The Enterprise and Lexington were delivering planes to Wake and Midway Islands, and the Saratoga was in Washington for repairs at the Bremerton Naval Yard.
7/26/2006
2006-07-26 00:00:00
More than twice as many Soviets died in World War II than all other major nations combined.
Measureable Gains with Game
2006-05-16 00:00:00
David McDivitt, a World History teacher at Oak Hill High School chronicles his experience putting MAKING HISTORY to the test.
Scholastic Impact of Video Games
2006-05-09 00:00:00
Oak Hill High School teacher David McDivitt measures success of MAKING HISTORY against control group
Teaching Maneuvers
2006-03-29 00:00:00
A World War II game and laptops are part of a college history class. Muzzy Lane's Making History: the Calm and the Storm is part of leading edge of technology use in college classrooms.
Teachers Learn with Muzzy Lane and Game Institute
2006-03-29 00:00:00
First Comprehensive Professional Development Course for Using Games in Education offered online by Muzzy Lane and Game Institute - eSchool News
Using Games in Education, a professional development course, launched
2006-03-14 00:00:00
Muzzy Lane and the Game Institute partner to deliver an online course to teach educators how to get the most from video games in the classroom.
CODiE Award Finalist
2006-02-09 00:00:00
"Making History: The Calm and the Storm" is a finalist in three categories.
Futuristic Classroom is "Making History" in Missouri
2006-01-23 00:00:00
Southeast Missouri State University is using Tablet PC's and Making History to go beyond dates, places, treaties and battles.
USNews.com reports on Muzzy Lane
2005-12-08 00:00:00
More Tech Tools in Campus Classrooms By Vicky Hallett The US News and World Report's e-learning guide lauds Muzzy Lane for publishing games aimed at getting course mateial accross to "Xbox-obsessed students".