Serious Game Classification

GeoSafari (Microsoft Bob included game) Educational Insights (U.S.A.), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.A.), 1995  

Informations Analyses Discussion





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Licensed title
  • 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:

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GeoSafari Microsoft Bob is a user interface for Microsoft Windows and Windows '95 streamlining the bewildering world of computing possibilities for new computer users, filing programs away in themed menus with a "rooms of a home" metaphor. It includes one game.

Assisted by Hank, a pachydermic Personal Guide, GeoSafari follows in the path of Educational Insights' electronic educational aids, presenting multiple-choice queries on matters of physical and political geography, world culture and astronomy. Hank will ask series of questions based on the contents of various maps and diagrams, and 1-4 players get three tries to click on the correct answer in the list, with decreasing point amounts awarded after the eventual selection of the correct answer. [source:mobygames]

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