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The US Army made a FPS game available for free - America's Army - as a training and recruiting tool. Now NASA might be using game development as a way of using subscribers to reach some of its goals.

The idea is to create a virtual world that mimics the physics, scientific goals, and presumably the realistic mission profiles of the space agency's real-world activity.
read more: http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/01/would-you-play.html
 

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The US Army made a FPS game available for free - America's Army - as a training and recruiting tool. Now NASA might be using game development as a way of using subscribers to reach some of its goals.



read more: http://blog.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/01/would-you-play.html

"The idea is to create a virtual world that mimics the physics, scientific goals, and presumably the realistic mission profiles of the space agency's real-world activity"

ZZZZZzzzz....

Me thinks Nasa needs a new marketing department. This description hardly gets the blood pumping. Are they only trying to appeal to chemistry teachers?
 
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Me thinks Nasa needs a new marketing department. This description hardly gets the blood pumping. Are they only trying to appeal to chemistry teachers?
yeah... that's why the guy writing the article suggested they add "space orcs" :hihi:
 

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yes.. it sounds really COOL... for about 5 minutes..
 

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