Food Force 2
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|Food Force 2|
|Platform(s)||Linux, Windows, Mac OS X|
Food Force 2 is an educational game developed with an aim to defy the pedantic system followed in many countries and to help children explore the community, learn importance of food nutrition. It is a sequel to Food Force, a game developed by the United Nations World Food Programme. Food Force 2 is free software released under the GNU GPL.
The game currently has a storyboard, which is developed from a viewpoint of an Indian villager, who is the Sarpanch (The administrator of the ruling body, Panchayat, of the village) of a village and his son helps him in the development of the village, who is the next candidate for the position currently held by his father. The story has 9 missions for the player. All of them deal with the different aspects of the management of a village.
The key learning areas on which the game focuses are:
- Strategy for developing the village.
- Sustainable development of the resources present in the village
- Technology and its use
- Collaboration to solve community problems
- Crisis Management
Food Force 2, has been developed as free software under the terms of version 3 of the GNU General Public License. It is cross-platform as it is written in the Python programming language, and runs on platforms including the One Laptop Per Child XO and the Sugar desktop environment. Food Force 2 is available for download on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X platforms.