WorldPlayer_English 2008-03-03 09-27-46-48Rome in Danger

By Caspian Learning

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2008 Finalist


Skills and Ideas Taught:  Roman history.

Goal or Challenge:  Players must solve puzzles within a Roman history narrative.

Primary Audience:  Boys and girls aged between 11 and 14 years of age.

Assessment Approach:  Rome in Danger matches game tasks with specific competencies desired by the curriculum.

Description:  Rome in Danger is a puzzle adventure that successfully blends game plot and narrative with historical content and learning activities.  The game covers the development and history of Rome and explores the social and political changes related to it.  Learners take on the role of ‘Time Knights” working for the Chrono Crime Commission –  a group of time travelling investigators sworn to protect the integrity of history from others from the future who may abuse it.

Game Engine:  Thinking Worlds™

Operating System:  Windows

Platform:  Personal computer

Special Hardware:  None