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Praetorians

Screenshot of the videogame:

Name of producer:

Pyro Studios

Date of production:

February 2003

Name of Distributor:

Eidos Interactive

Technical Requirements:

Pentium III; Ram 256 MB; 16 MB graphics card compatible with DirectX 8.1; Screen resolution of 1024x768;HD 600MB;

Cost of product:

between 5 and 9,95

Type of videogame:

Strategy

Genre of videogame:

Historical

Type of game visual:

Isometric

DESCRIPTION OF VIDEOGAME
Player:

Single player
Multiplayer

Help:

Presence of initial training
Presence of textual tutoring during the game
Presence of audio tutoring during the game

Interaction:
Dialogue with other characters:

Poor0123456Excellent

Driving Vehicles:

Poor0123456Excellent

Explorability of environment:

Poor0123456Excellent

Memory of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Complexity of logic succession of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Number of alternative game paths for solution of events:

Poor0123456Excellent

Game interface:

Presence of maps

Technology foreseen:

Text
2D
3D

External hardware:

keyboard, mouse

THE EDITOR
Level of editing:
Minimum Level
(It is possible to change elements which are already present in the game) 
Graphics:

Poor0123456Excellent

Interaction:

Poor0123456Excellent

Medium Level
(It is possible to personalise environments and add/remove elements.) 
Graphics:

Poor0123456Excellent

Interaction:

Poor0123456Excellent

Maximum Level
(It is possible to personalise environments and add/remove elements.) 
Using owner script:

Poor0123456Excellent

External script coding:

Poor0123456Excellent

Type of interface:

3D

Presence of different modules:

characters,environments

2D / 3D License:

Commercial

>Cost of software():

between 5 and 9,95

Where to find it:

http://www.pyrostudios.com/?p=games&ref=18b33ea4a71456abd2ec09dd0b086888

EVALUATION
Usability potential of this game in an educational context:

Poor0123456Excellent

Explain how the videogame can be used in an educational context:

Develop the strategic capabilities.
Praetorians is a strategy game in real time 3D, based on the campaigns of Julius Caesar.
An extraordinary adventure of strategy also serves well as a history class. Praetorians is set in the Roman Empire at the time of Julius Caesar, where he develops the role of a Roman general in charge of expanding the horizons of the Empire and conquer new lands for his master.

Evaluator:

Name of Evaluator:

IES Sant Vicent Ferrer - Lidia Albelda Mendez

Role of Evaluator:

Teacher

Country:

Spain

Date of Evaluation:

08/03/2012

Blackboard:

FETE - UGV - PV FETE - UGV - PV

Good review. I`ll try the game. Fernando Sanchez (Workshop 1 UGT)