Kaunas University of Technology
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Leisure App with educational potential
Name of the videogame/app
Name of the producer
Developers: Lucas Pope, 3909 LLC, 3909
How to find it
To be Purchased
Main technical requirements
Windows, Linux, Ios
Native Virtual Reality Support
Use in Educational contexts
Degree of required tutoring
Autonomous use by students
Player as immigration inspector is to control the flow of people.
Player should be attentive to the details, coherent – make sure everyone passing through the border has their papers in order (check if coincides names, numbers, etc.), be aware for daily news, changing set of immigration laws, work as fast and effective to get money for the family which members can get ill, cold or hungry if player particularly distributes budget because of lack money.
Among the immigrants and visitors looking for work are hidden smugglers, spies, and terrorists.
Player has opportunity to decide when to brake regulations for moral reasons. Player’s comment: “It's peculiarly engrossing, darkly ominous, and a fascinating exploration of morality versus progress.”
The game rises questions, develops attention to details skills, stimulates to search, check information and make decisions.
RISKS: the game takes time and is catchy.
Learning Object / Suggested activities with students
The games can be as recommended game for leisure time to develop English, attention skills.
Skills and competences
Skills and competences acquired
The game rises questions, develops attention to details skills, stimulates to search, check information and make decisions. Developing English skills.
Critical thinking, Problem solving, Self-confidence, Resilience