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Farmerama

Screenshot of the videogame:

Name of producer:

Bigpoint S..r.l. and Co, SCS

Date of production:

2011

Name of Distributor:

Bigpoint S..r.l. and Co, SCS

Technical Requirements:

internet connection, web browser

Cost of product:

players can buy virtual money, which they use for add ons during the game

Type of videogame:

Simulation

Genre of videogame:

Comics

Type of game visual:

First person

DESCRIPTION OF VIDEOGAME
Player:

Single player
Multiplayer online

Help:

Presence of initial training
Presence of textual 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

Technology foreseen:

Text
2D
Simulator:

THE EDITOR

Is an internal Editor available for the videogame?

No

Is an external Editor available for the videogame:

No

Level of editing:

2D / 3D License:

Freeware,Commercial

>Cost of software():

players can buy virtual money, which they use for add ons during the game

Where to find it:

http://farmerama.bigpoint.com/

EVALUATION
Usability potential of this game in an educational context:

Poor0123456Excellent

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

Players can build and manage their own farm. The simulation can be used as a catalysator for learning about farming, marketing products, decision making, social interaction and more.

Evaluator:

Name of Evaluator:

Anastasia Sfiri

Role of Evaluator:

Researcher

Country:

Austria

Date of Evaluation:

21/05/2012

Blackboard: