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The University of Macerata creates its own island of peace in Animal Crossing



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The University of Macerata 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 it came out, precisely in March, the game has been the subject of numerous initiatives which involved various fields, from music to art and even politics.

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

The University of Macerata lectures on Animal Crossing

The lockdown forced most people to organize differently spaces for meeting, exchange and sharing. For this reason, within the 3.0 Inclusion Project of the University of Macerata, a group of university students decided to meet And to interact within 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 and thePromise Group communication agency by Vania Bontempi.

Animal Crossing is a life simulator game. Within it the players have the option of create your own avatar And to build personalized environments on a desert island.

The project was born in the period of the lockdown and now is evolving. For example it offers the possibility of virtual meetings with teachers And students of other nations to compensate for the inability to travel and dialogue 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 the students managed to put the scientific skills it’s a community he wanted to create. On the other hand, Promise Group has allowed them to achieve all this thanks to the game for the Nintendo Switch.

To conclude, Giaconi affirms that the virtual island does not take anything away from meeting in presence but it is nevertheless a value added to have more places to make community.