Financial Literacy Workshop @ Ngee Ann Polytechnic

In close collaboration with our business partner, Reddot Explorer Singapore, our training team conducted 4 sessions of financial literacy workshops for more than 150 freshmen from the School of Engineering on 10 and 11 July 2017. After a successful run last year, this is a repeat run with the new batch of Ngee Ann Polytechnic Year 1 students who would complete their Diploma in Engineering with minor in Business. During the session, students were kept engaged through understanding how the game play of Wongamania Banana Economy relates to the real world of personal finance. Suddenly, budgeting for savings or investment and buying insurance became genuine concerns for the mostly 17 year-olds as

Wongamania @ Han Chiang High School

on 24th Jun, Xeo was invited to Han Chiang High School (韩江中学) at Penang Malaysia, for officiate the adoption of Wongamania: Banana Economy as one of the key financial learning tool. Xeo shared with the teachers, students and alumni on some of the financial concepts behind the game and how to make use of the game as an effective teaching tool. We also have the honor to share about the game to assemblyman Mr Jagdeep Singh who is invited as the guest of honor to this showcase. Check out the video by the principal of Han Chiang on her introduction to the program!

Debtzilla - Game Design Diary Part II: Money Mechanics

After 1 year of design work and 13 design blueprints later, Debtzilla the board game is finally born. The biggest challenge of designing Debtzilla is the challenge of incorporating various important money concepts such as income statement and compound interest without resorting to players filling out a real balance sheet and whipping out their calculators. The other challenge is to create a game that flows, easy to learn, builds tension gradually to a climax and engaging the players at an intense level making them feel that time flies by quickly. A Logical Timeline In Debtzilla, a daily routine is developed which mirrors the working routine of an average working adult. In the morning, player

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