October 3, 2019

Amy Chen speaks to UI Latham Project about game design and Egghead

September 25, 2019

Eli Boyne's Mark booster pack from Tulane University uploaded.

July 31, 2019

Jill Gage and Suzanne Karr Schmidt's Mark booster pack from the Newberry Library uploaded.

John McQuillen's Mark booster pack from the Morgan Library and Museum uploaded. 

July 30, 2019

Liz Adams, Stephanie Fell, Jessica Janecki, and Lauren Reno's Mark booster pack from Duke University uploaded. 

Katie Stollenwerk's Mark booster pack from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee uploaded.

May 31, 2019

Cody Crawford presented Egghead at the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

March 25, 2019

Cody Crawford received a grant from the Iowa Audubon Foundation to support paying Iowa State University's Biological and Premedical Illustrators for their work designing Egghead

March 8, 2019

Cody Crawford and Amy Chen hosted a popup event featuring Egghead outside AJB E105 in honor of the University of Iowa Libraries' celebration of OER Week.

January 5, 2019

Amy Chen showed a poster titled "PDF icon Teaching Book History through Card Games" as a part of the Teaching with Material Texts session sponsored by TM Bibliography & Scholarly Editing and presented "PDF icon Playing around with Book History" as a part of the New Perspectives on Book History panel sponsored by SHARP at the 2019 Modern Language Association in Chicago, Illinois.


November 22, 2018

Cody Crawford received $300 from Alongside Wildlife Foundation's Small Grant Program to support reprints of Egghead and Laysan Island and/or travel costs for demonstrating the game at conferences or other events. 

October 26, 2018

Margaret Sheppard presented "Teaching Materials: Book Arts, Card Games, & the Social Life of Early Modern Texts" as a part of the Young Americans panel at the combined 2018 American Printing History Association and the Friends of Dard Hunter in Iowa City, Iowa. 

October 22, 2018

Margaret Sheppard and Cody Crawford hosted a workshop on Open Educational Resource games at the University of Iowa Library. This workshop is sponsored by the Libraries' Scholarly Publishing Team. 

October 14, 2018

Libby Siedell and Jordan Gongora, Biological and Premedical Illustration (BPMI) students at Iowa State, agreed to work on Egghead's art with Cody Crawford. 

October 13, 2018

Cody Crawford showcased Egghead in a booth at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History's event, Parrots at the Pentacrest

September 18, 2018

Amy Chen discussed game development with University of Victoria Assistant Professor of English Jentery Sayers' class, English 508: Paper Computers

May 2, 2018

Amy Chen, Michelle Chesner (Columbia University), and Shannon Supple (Smith College) published "Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Print History with Codex Conquest" in Printing History. 

February 28, 2018

Amy Chen, Adam Hooks, and Margaret Sheppard filmed "Gaming Printed History: Creating an Open Educational Resource." This video represents our portion of the panel "Partnerships beyond the Stacks: Collaborations between Scholars and Librarians in Research and Teaching," Guaranteed Session for TM Libraries and Research, Modern Language Association 2018, which unfortunately we could not attend due to adverse weather. The abstract for the session was: "New types of partnerships emerging between faculty members, students, librarians, and curators offer exciting avenues for humanities scholarship. Panelists present collaborative projects between scholars and librarians on creative teaching approaches for archival research, building digital tools, and socially engaged undergraduate research. The panelists discuss strategies for fruitful collaborations and the impacts of these partnerships."