Macerata University creates its own island of peace in Animal Crossing

L'University of Macerata he decided to create his own peaceful island on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the game for Nintendo Switch. Since its release, precisely in March, the game has been the subject of many initiatives which involved various fields, from music to art and even politics.

Today the University of Marche is the first university in the world land on the video game, establishing a world record.

The University of Macerata gives lectures on Animal Crossing

The lockdown has forced most people to organize yourself differently spaces for meeting, exchange and sharing. For this reason, within the framework of the Inclusion 3.0 project of the University of Macerata, a group of university students decided to meet And to interact in the magical world of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

The initiative is really interesting and is the result of synergy between the University of Macerata in the person of Professor Catia Giaconi, experienced students of the Nintendo world andPromise Group communications agency by Vania Bontempi.

Animal Crossing is a life simulation game. In this context, players have the possibility of create your own avatar And build Custom environments on a desert island.

The project was born during confinement and now evolved. For example, it offers the possibility of virtual meetings with teachers And students other nations to compensate for the impossibility of traveling and interacting with colleagues from other international realities.

Professor Giaconi revealed that the key word was synergy, a good example of a network for a philosophy of inclusion. The teacher and students managed to put the scientific skills it's a community he wanted to create. On the other hand, Promise Group allowed them to achieve all this thanks to the game for Nintendo Switch.

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To conclude, Giaconi affirms that the virtual island takes nothing away from the face-to-face encounter but it is still a added value have more places to create community.

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