Gator Six – Battery Command Virtual Experience
By WILL Interactive, Inc.
2006 Best Serious Game Award
Skills and Ideas Taught: Leadership.
Goal or Challenge: Players make pivotal command decisions during predeployment, deployment, combat and support and sustainment operations that test their adaptability, judgment and critical decision-making skills.
Primary Audience: US Army soldiers
Assessment Approach: Players are provided positive and negative feedback based on their decisions in the game.
Description: Gator Six is a Virtual Experience Immersive Learning Simulation (VEILS®) where you become the lead character in an interactive movie. As an Army Field Artillery Captain with 7 years service, you have been selected to command an M-109 Paladin battery. Your brigade receives orders. You and your charges are excited – raring to go, actually – but how will you handle your family, troop morale, host nation cultural disparity and many other differing issues? All this while also making sound battlefield assessments? You make pivotal command decisions during predeployment, deployment, combat and support and sustainment operations that test your adaptability, judgment and critical decision-making skills.
Game Engine: Unknown
Operating System: Windows
Platform: Personal computer
Special Hardware: None