Serious Game Classification

Function Machine Commodore Educational Software, 1982  

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Classification

RETRO SERIOUS GAME
(Edugame)

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Purpose

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

Market

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

Audience

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

Gameplay

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

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

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Est Est

Function Machine Function Machine is an educational game in which the player inserts numbers into the machine. After a short animation of the machine crunching it will return a number. After the first inserted number, the player gets a chance to guess the outcome the machine will return for the next number the player inserts. The player can choose him- or herself which numbers to insert. There are five difficulty levels for different mathematics skill levels.

There are in-game instructions to change the source code to allow less or more tries within the user must correctly pick the answer. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Commodore PET

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