Adventure German: The Mystery of the Sky Disk to Help Promote Study of German Language Abroad
Non-profit institution finds new outlet to spread the study of the German language: an adventure game!
The next time you want to try your hand at learning the German language, instead of picking up a book or popping in a tape, think about downloading an adventure game App. That's right, today the Goethe-Institut, a non-profit German cultural institution operation worldwide, announced Adventure German: The Mystery of the Sky Disk, an adventure game that not only itches the adventure game scratch, but also helps players learn the German language. The game will be available free of charge for the iPad, iPhone, Android and the Web sometime this month.
Players team up with art expert Vincent Mirano as you travel through Germany to find the possibly missing 4000-year old Nebra Sky Disk. Not only will you learn to read and listen to German, but also use the German language in practice in various dialogues and fill in the gap texts, ideal for learners.
Don't think that Adventure GermanL The Mystery of the Sky Disk is just for learning German, there is a help feature that can be enabled to play the game straight up as an adventure game. With 20 locations, 10 characters, a comic-book graphic style, puzzles and interactive dialogues, Adventure German: The Mystery of the Sky Disk is sure to please adventure gamers.
The full feature list for Adventure German: The Mystery of the Sky Disk includes:
- 2D comic adventure game with touch-interface (touch devices) and point-&-click controls (web version)
- Over 25 dialogues with 10 characters
- Lovely backgrounds and animations
- Professional German voice-over
- Puzzles, drag-&-drop minigames, word collecting, fill-in-the-gap, map direction minigames, listening-and-understanding games – all of them seamlessly integrated into the gameplay and the story
- 70 minutes of atmospheric soundtrack and over 60 minutes of sound effects
- Story about the real Sky Disk of Nebra and taking place at real locations in Germany
- Completely free and released on several operating systems
For more information, visit the developer's webpage, Reality Twist, by clicking here.