Green Squirrel December 10, 2016 3:05 PM

Ok, this fires up my inner geek and gives me flashbacks to a misspent youth…. I’m sold.

Well, I would be if I had friends I could play it with….

Ted December 10, 2016 10:54 PM

Chad Walker gave a great presentation on Cryptomancer at SaintCon 2016.

SaintCon has posted his presentation on YouTube.

@Chad Walker, if you’re there, have you had a chance to look over any of the computer science, education based grants at like “17-520: Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies,” “16-527: STEM + Computing Partnerships,” or “17-525: Computer Science for All”? The role-playing game (RPG) you developed with your team appears to be a very creative hands-on framework for learning and/or teaching security concepts like cryptography and networking principles.

Chad Walker December 11, 2016 12:55 PM

@Schneier: Thank you so much for mentioning Cryptomancer!

@Green Squirrel: I have the same problem, but I’ve recently started playing games over Google HangOuts and Roll20[.]net, and with a mic/headset, it really is just like being at the table.

@Ted: Thank you for sharing the SaintCon 2016 video. Regarding government IT/sec education grants, that sounds like actual work, which I’m allergic to. 😛 Seriously, though, if someone wants my help in building infosec games or tabletop frameworks, HMU.

Elven Dwarfdick December 11, 2016 12:56 PM

Saw the headline “Cybersecurity Fantasy Role-Playing Game” and naturally I figured it was another story about CIA’s RUSSIAIDIT!! wet dreams.

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