OpenGames: A Framework for implementing 3D Collaborative Educational Games in OpenSim

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Year:
2012
Type of Publication:
In Proceedings
Keywords:
3D virtual game based learning, virtual learning environments, OpenSim, game framework, serious games
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Book/Proc. title:
6th European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL 2012)
Month:
October
Abstract:
The main goal of this paper is the presentation of the design and implementation of a game framework, for building 3D collaborative educational games. The final framework, which is called OpenGames, supports the creation of such games, in the virtual worlds of the open source platform, OpenSim. This paper presents the steps followed for the implementation of this framework, its technical aspects, as well as the first impressions and evaluation results after the conducting of a game based educational activity.


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