The Agents platform allows educators to deliver their programming in an affordable, fun, and innovative way while providing an alternative to the metaverse. Instead of taking players “inside the internet,” educators can engage learners with the real world through three-dimensional augmented reality. Different “Missions” (or “games”) are published to the Agents of Discovery mobile app. These are created by “Mission Managers” and are specific to certain sites. Missions can be location-based (play on site) or Virtual Tours (play at home). Each Mission consists of a map, safety information, a Field Agent (or avatar) to guide players, Challenges, and rewards. Missions are free to play and, once downloaded, do not require WiFi or a data connection.
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