Conquest (game for Inspire)

Logo of Promethean Boards Bound: A Blog About Educational Technology featuring a cartoon map of the Upper Cumberland region

by MARK WEST 1/6/10


This game is a land conqueroring game (this is aimed at Middle/High school students). Each team gets a color, and if they answer correctly, the hex is theirs. The team with the most hexagons wins.

Note: unlike the ActivStudio game, I have the hexagons dragging a copy, so you don;t have to worry about multiple duplicates all over your page as happened with the ActivStudio duplicate hexes issues. Just click and drag where you need to without it multiplying like Star Trek tribbles.

The game has 30 links to nested pages. Edit the questions and answers using your page selector (View Menu -> Show Page Selector) and edit the text with the text tool. If the text box is too big, it may overlap the hyperlinks - the blue text that says "Answer", so if the link stops working, just send the text to the back of the flipchart page (Edit menu, layer to bottom).

Please note these questions and answers are samples, you WILL need to edit them to make them appropriate to your own content area.

As the instructor, if the students answer the questions correctly, then drag a hex down. Note that the Hexagons at the top (colored red, green, blue and yellow) will duplicate and are translucent so you can see through them. Just drag the hex where it goes.

When you are finished, everything is locked down except the hexagons, so select all the colored heagons and click on trash. The map and the links will stay, but the colored hexes will clear the page. Or you could choose "Clear Page"...

Here's the link to download the game. If that link gives you problems, here is a link to a zip archive of the flipchart.


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