Game Using Music, History, and a Strong Storyline to Explore Asian Cultures
Developed by Boston Children’s Museum, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers is part of The Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums. In the game, a criminal mastermind known as the FOX has been stealing important cultural landmarks and objects all across China, Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam. Searches for him have proved fruitless, since his identity is a mystery. What the FOX doesn’t know is that teen bloggers from these four Asian countries have teamed up to bring him to justice. Students meet the League of Extraordinary Bloggers, also known as the LXB. They become Agent X, honorary fifth member of the LXB, and will help the four other bloggers track down the FOX. During gameplay, they will fly to each LXB member’s home country to investigate clues left behind by the FOX. Working together, they will learn about Asia and assemble clues from each country to track down this criminal mastermind. Students can play the game via the web on a mobile device, or they can download the iOS app. Cost: Free
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