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Video game developed by UW-Madison's Gear Learning nominated for national award

July 26, 2017
A new video game developed by UW-Madison's Gear Learning called "At Play in the Cosmos" is up for a national award that honors educational games. 

At Play in the Cosmos
"At Play in the Cosmos" has been nominated for "best
learning game" of the year by Games for Change.
Gear Learning is housed within the School of Education's Wisconsin Center for Education Research.  

Although the alpha version of "At Play in the Cosmos" has yet to launch, the game is already starting to receive a lot of attention, including a nomination for "best learning game" of the year from the group Games for Change.

In the game, players use astronomy principles to explore and learn about the universe by piloting ships, collecting data on stars and supernovae, looking for resources and avoiding attacks. 

To learn more about "At Play in the Cosmos" and the award, read this article from the Capital Times. 
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