Forgotten Island

Forgotten Island

Immerse yourself in the mysterious and puzzling world of Forgotten Island. Trapped in the middle of nowhere, you take on the role of a lost adventurer with a secret past. In this point and click adventure game, designed and built by Syracuse University students, you can participate in scientific research while foraging through fearful forests, vicious volcanoes, desolate docks! Forgotten Island was developed by Citizen Sort, a website that contains tools and games to classify various species of insects, animals, and plants.



Help classify species while foraging through forests, volcanoes, docks
midcore | adventure point and click | biology | computer (browser)

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Scientific American – on Citizen Science Games

Can You Diagnose Dementia from a Gaming App? By Bahar Gholipour on November 18, 2016 SAN DIEGO—You are guiding a ship through rough waters. On your way you may encounter magical creatures. You can snap […]

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Gamers, citizen scientists, and data: Exploring participant contributions in two games with a purpose

Two key problems for crowd-sourcing systems are motivating contributions from participants and ensuring the quality of these contributions. Games have been suggested as a motivational approach to encourage contribution, but attracting participation through game play […]

Forgotten Island: Exploring Data Quality in Games With a Purpose

A key problem for crowd-sourcing systems is motivating contributions from participants and ensuring the quality of these contributions. Games have been suggested as a motivational approach to encourage contribution, but attracting participation through game play […]

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