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Arcventure: The Vikings is an educational title designed to teach 7 - 11 year olds about the Vikings and how they lived in the Coppergate part of York in the 10th century.

There are two game levels, easy and hard, as well as a teacher mode where progress of pupils can be checked on.
The game itself has two modes, the Adventure and the Time Traveller.
The Adventure simulates one of the Coppergate archaeological digs that took place between 1976 and 1981. Players have seventeen days, game time, to excavate an area and see what they can find. To do this they must choose the correct tools for the job, shovel, trowel, fine brush and magnifying glass. Recovered artefacts are logged into the dig's database where players can find out more about them as well as see an image of the reconstructed item. This part of the game plays like a point and click adventure game
The Time Traveller game plays like a role playing game. Players are given an object and are sent back in time to explore York, talk to characters, etc in order to find out what it is.

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Arcventure: The Vikings Windows Aha!
There could be something down there.
How to proceed?
Arcventure: The Vikings Windows During the game the player can take notes in their journal.
This is the default journal, when logged in properly the player maintains a personal journal
Arcventure: The Vikings Windows This is the guy in charge, he's only present in the introduction and the site hut. Here he's showing the site hut's computer where all finds are logged
Arcventure: The Vikings Windows The Adventure starts with an optional introduction that explains where York is and what the dig site looks like

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piltdown_man (143053) added Arcventure: The Vikings (Windows) on Feb 04, 2015
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