This week Google Arts and Tradition launched a brand new recreation for college kids. The sport is known as The Descent of the Serpent and it is accessible to play in your net browser or within the Google Arts and Tradition apps for Android and iOS.
The Descent of the Serpent is a recreation by means of which college students can find out about civilizations of historical Mesoamerica. College students play the sport from the attitude of considered one of 4 characters consultant of mythological figures in Mesoamerican tradition. College students then navigate by means of 4 ranges of the sport in a quest to search out and get better twenty misplaced objects and return them to Chichen Itza earlier than the photo voltaic equinox.
The sport play of The Descent of the Serpent is a little bit harking back to Legend of Zelda (sure, I understand that is a reference level that dates me as a late Gen-Xer). Gamers navigate by means of scenes whereas making an attempt to dodge obstacles and objects of their quest to search out the lacking artifacts. When gamers discover an artifact they’re proven a little bit little bit of details about its historical past and significance.
The Descent of the Serpent may be performed in story mode or in problem mode. The story mode permits gamers to maintain enjoying no matter what number of occasions they hit a dead-end or get hit by an object. The problem mode offers gamers simply 5 “lives” earlier than they lose the sport and have to begin over.
Purposes for Training
I performed The Descent of the Serpent for about quarter-hour this morning then needed to drive myself to cease as a result of I may have simply gone down a rabbit gap of enjoying it for for much longer (word, I am not skillful when it comes enjoying video video games typically). I discovered the little pop-ups of data after discovering every artifact attention-grabbing. That stated, I take a look at the sport as a enjoyable solution to introduce college students to historical Mesoamerican historical past and never as a substitute for full classes.