By Alelo Inc.
2007 Best Serious Game
Skills and Ideas Taught: Iraq language and cultural.
Goal or Challenge: Players advance by correctly speaking to and behaving with computer-generated, intelligent virtual humans.
Primary Audience: US military members
Assessment Approach: If the virtual humans trust the trainee, they cooperate and provide the answers needed to advance. Otherwise, they become uncooperative and prevent the trainee from reaching the end and “winning”.
Description: Tactical Iraqi is a 3-D game where players learn Iraq language and cultural awareness by simulating real-life social communications involving spoken dialogs and cultural protocols. Lessons focus on skills relevant to common, everyday situations and tasks. Cultural awareness covers non-verbal gestures and norms of politeness and etiquette that are most critical to communicate successfully.
Game Engine: Unknown
Operating System: Windows
Platform: Personal computer
Special Hardware: Headset microphone