Zon: A new online Chinese learning game (BETA)
After months of waiting impatiently for "Zon: The New Chengo Chinese" to come out, it finally happened. For those who don't know, the game is being developed in partnership with the Confucius Institute and Michigan State University in the US. Do a google on it and you'll find lots of information.
The game is only in BETA for now, but from what I've read in the past about it, it looks to hold a lot of potential. Supposedly in the full game you begin at an airport as a tourist and have to use Chinese to find your way out. Eventually you can own shops and have careers such as a tour guide, law officer, etc.
I think the beta may have open registration if I'm not mistaken. I got an email inviting me to play, but the site itself looks as though anyone can sign up. Here's the link if you're interested: http://enterzon.com/ The demo is only so-so in my view, but as I said, it certainly holds potential. Enjoy!
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