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A project in Arlington, VA by Kirk Taylor

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Vikings is a 3. person adventure game set in the Viking era. While controlling young Erik, the player learns about history.
Backers: 78
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $1,975 of $40,000
Dates: Feb 27th -> Mar 29th (30 days)
Project By: Kirk Taylor
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Thanks for support so far.

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for all the support so far. It seems like we won't be successful but we WILL find a way to finish Playing History: Vikings. Maybe not quite to the ambition level we hoped but it will still be GREAT... If you are curious about other history... (Read More)

Tell the world about Playing History, and get a digital game copy for yourself!

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all backers! We need to tell the world that we are making this great educational game - a mission that we are determined to accomplish! Therefore I pledge to you: Everyone that have already or within the next 18 days pledges wood ($7) or... (Read More)

Game Demo Now Available!

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All - Celebrating that we hit the first $1K - we'd like to share the Playing History - Vikings GAME DEMO with all of you! Try it out and let us know what you think!  Thanks to all of our friends and supporters for getting us this far!   (Read More)

Why Not Teach Kids History With A 3D Platformer?

March 6th - via: grabitmagazine.com
I stumbled on an interesting Kickstarter today from a studio known as Serious Games – aptly named, as you will find out. The team is looking to revolutionise the way that history is taught in schools, by making 3D action-adventure games that stay true to historical fact, but allow the player to actually engage in the “lessons” as a player character. (Read More)

Play Some Viking History

March 5th - via: cliqist.com
The game takes the idea that if you don’t know your history, you’re bound to repeat it, and allows you to have an actually fun educational adventure. (Read More)

How does the game really work..

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for the comments and I am sure the artists will love to hear the Ocarina of Time reference. The learning is done through exposing the players to knowledge in different ways. There is a story line that the player follows, this introduces the... (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Playing History - Vikings on Kickstarter (Demo comingsoon)

March 2nd - via: gamasutra.com
Computer games have many purposes. They can entertain and educate; at Serious Games Interactive we develop games that can do both. ‘Vikings’, the newest chapter of the Playing History educational game series, is currently in the making. This game provides an interactive environment that will give students the chance to experience and interact with real events taking place in the era of the Vikings. Children will understand history from the inside. (Read More)

Playing History: Vikings Launched

February 28th - via: mwap.me.uk
Playing History Vikings is an adventure game aiming to teach a true story about Vikings and the world they lived in, while enjoying the story at the same time. (Read More)

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