High Schools Use Civ III Mod to Teach Canadian History

Historians in the News

Students will be learning history Sid Meier-style when HistoriCanada: The New World, a Civ III mod, is donated to 100,000 Canadian high schools. Produced by Bitcasters and developed by 2k Games, HistoriCanada lets players take control of one of Canada's early European or aboriginal civilizations, making decisions for them about everything from crop development to war.

The history-teaching part comes from playing through scenarios and answering questions about Canada's history as the game progresses. ...

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