Serious Game Classification

Sesame Street Crayon: Numbers Count Brian A. Rice (U.S.A.), Polarware (U.S.A.), 1987  

Informations Analyses Discussion





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


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


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 0-3 / 3-7 / 8-11
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Play-based
(designed without stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

This computer coloring book is another part in the Electric Crayon series and it has 30 pictures featuring 1-10 numbers. Each picture includes the number of certain items, this number as digit written in some way and this number written as word (for example, three rabbits in the three magic hats or ten bones for a dog) with famous characters from Sesame Street to color.

Pictures could be colored from a palette of 16 colors. A mix button would "mix" the current color with the 15 other colors and give a total of 256 colors. Choosing a color and clicking in the picture do a color fill in the area clicked. The finished, or in progress, coloring was automatically saved to disk. Player may also remove all colors applied previously to start coloring from the very beginning.

Pictures could be printed with or without a monthly calendar, description, or message.

In Amiga version pictures could be colored from a palette of 24 colors and with mix gives a total of 576 colors. Voices are also present in this version. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Amiga - Apple II - Commodore 64