Assassin’s Almanac is a fan created site built so fans of the game Assassin’s Almanac can geek out over this historical content laced throughout the storyline of the game. Assassin’s Almanac is the master’s project of Wade Berger, but it could not have been completed without the help of Patrick Staley (classroom feedback) or Aaron Hundt (technical consulting).

Wade Berger is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a research assistant with the Games+Learning+Society Center. At the center, he writes curricula, hosts educator professional development, and coordinates user-testing around the video games designed within the lab. He has previously taught social studies at the high school level, and was an avid game player before the release of Assassin’s Creed III.

Patrick Staley provided a classroom to provide feedback on the design, and to add expertise towards the instructional design necessary for the blended-learning environment. He has been teaching for five years in a blended learning classroom. His school, VOISE Academy High School, was one of the first blended learning schools in the country and continues to be a source of innovative teaching methods. He is most passionate about is the success of my students through engaging curriculum, and the Assassin’s Almanac project aimed to provide him with such a curriculum.

Aaron Hundt was the technical consultant on this project. It would not have been possible without his tireless desire to make simple html Wade could understand and use for Assassin’s Almanac.