GeoCommanderGeoCommander - gmts_04

By US Navy SPAWAR Systems Command

Government Category










2008 Best Serious Game Government Category


Skills and Ideas Taught:  Geo-location/direction finding principles and applications.

Goal or Challenge:  Players improve understanding of national and tactical net-centric geolocation operations focusing on scientific geolocation tactics and techniques.

Primary Audience:  Department of Defense geolocation operators and mission planners.

Assessment Approach:  The game has an actual outcome score that measures how fast, efficiently and accurately players can perform geolocation operations.  There is also a knowledge pre and post-test on geolocation operations that has been
approved by the Navy to give the final metric.

Description:  GeoCommander addresses the problem of accurate Geo Location of hostile forces supporting the Global War on Terror.  The game space is a fictional environment based on accurate science and a convergence of industry and military expertise to create a state-of-the-art instantiation to support real-world, serious problems.

Game Engine:  Whatif Productions LLC WorLd Processor®

Operating System:  Windows

Platform:  Personal computer

Special Hardware:  None