Written by Professor Thomas M Connolly
A large scale pilot of the Tower of Babel ARG was run in April 2009. 328 students and 95 teachers from 28 schools in 17 countries took part in the game. The students ranged from 13 years to 16 and all were learning foreign languages, primarily English, though a few were learning, French, German and Russian, as well.
During the game the players:
- Uploaded - 862 files (Audio, video, word, presentations, images)
- Submitted - 9,135 answers across all the quests
- Posted – hundreds of messages to the forums and participants guilds