Church of Sweden develops computer games

“Testament” is a game developed for the Church of Sweden. The game is based on the Old Testament of The Bible and it was developed primarily to make its content more accessible to young people. The game will have its Swedish release in May, 2010.

“Testament is not a standard educational game in the sense that it focuses heavily on the educational component. The idea is that it should be fun to play and that the knowledge of the Old Testament will be gained in a subtle way”

This a great initiative, not that I’m “all that” into religion, but the fact that producing games is getting simpler, cheeper and can be a way to reach groups of people with a message. When will the education sector with their wast experiance and extremly dedicated people start developing serious learning games that actually can be fun and have learning value. What about som serious action historic games – would be simple enough.

Check it out!

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