Serious Game Classification

BackPacker Junior TATI Mixedia (Sweden), IQ Media Nordic (Sweden), 1997  

Informations Analyses Discussion





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Educative message broadcasting


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment
  • Education


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12-16 / 17-25 / 8-11
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

BackPacker Junior BackPacker Junior is a simplified version based on the concept of the original Backpacker games. It aims to teach children about the different countries in Europe. There is more than just the cultural aspect, it also deals with currencies and involves a little strategy as you have to trade, buy and sell items. When you travel to a city, you have to look for a place to stay and find a job in the newspapers to master various skills and earn pocket money.

The different game modes include:Sightseeing: visit ten European citiesRandom route: let the computer design a route at randomDIY mission: play a custom-created missionShopping spree: travel through Europe and buy as many expensive things as you canWith the separate DIY tool, you can create your own custom routes through Europe and share them with fellow players. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : PC (Windows)