ScreenShot00002 copyZero Hour: America’s Medic

By Virtual Heroes Inc.

Business Category











2008 Finalist


Skills and Ideas Taught: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) proper protocol, equipment selection, treatment methods, triage techniques, and critical decision-making.

Goal or Challenge:  Players must respond to a terrorist and/or biological attack.

Primary Audience:  First responders and Emergency Medical Technicians.

Assessment Approach:  Players learn from avatar dialog feedback and after action review scoring criteria.

Description:  Zero Hour: America’s Medic give responders the opportunity to construct and implement complex strategies within a safe, virtual environment in order to train and exercise for the multifaceted situations encountered in real life.  The game provides an opportunity for players to practice and refine essential skills without the life-threatening consequences encountered in the field.

Game Engine:  Unreal® Engine 3.0

Operating System:  Windows

Platform:  Personal computer

Special Hardware:  None