Resources for Teachers

I have been using Lantern in my capacity as a computer science teacher for several years. During that time, I have developed many resources to help introduce students to playing text-adventures and writing their own. I have posted some of them here in the hope that it might encourage other educators to create text-adventure units of their own. If you are an educator and would like to create an adveture game unit for one of your classes, please let me know! I will be happy to help you in any way I can.

Games to use as examples
Video walkthrough of playing a game
Map of demo game


Design Document Template (for students to complete before making their maps)
Completed Design Document (Example 1)
Completed Design Document (Example 2)

Some students just can't come up with a design. Here is a completed "High School Adventure" design document they can implement.
High School Adventure (completed template)

Text-adventure writing tips (video)
Puzzle structures (video)
Examples of good packaging (video)
How to make a floppy package (video)
GIMP template for baggie packaging for 5 1/4" diskette (xcf file)

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