Crosscountry USA 2.0

An educational application for Mac OS X that allows students to experience the American continent by driving a virtual 18 wheels truck across the country.
Learning geography is more than memorizing places and environmental characteristics: Crosscountry USA is a Mac OS X app that can help you convert your American geography lessons in a virtual adventure.

The game allows you to travel across the continent in a 18 wheel truck: you will have to transport all sorts of commodities to location scattered around over 200 cities. To be successful, you must learn to read maps, solve problems, plan efficient routes, and much more.

Right off the bat, you must select the number of players for the current game (provides support for 2 players), and load a scenario. Each player receives an assignment that usually implies traveling to a certain location to load a commodity and deliver it to another city.

Crosscountry USA includes detailed information about each city, enables you to plan your own route, allows you to choose your own resting and eating places, offers you the possibility to take pictures while driving and much more.

As a result, the students will learn more about various geographical regions, will understand basic economical concepts and the relation between various location, while having the opportunity to manage their own activity and make their own decisions.

All in all, Crosscountry USA is a great game if you are looking for a way to learn more about and explore the American continent from the commodity of your own computer.

last updated on:
June 9th, 2004, 13:30 GMT
file size:
28.9 MB
price:
$29.95
 
developed by:
Ingenuity Works
license type:
Demo 
operating system(s):
Mac OS 8.6 or later / X 10.2 up to 10.6
binary format:
Universal Binary
category:
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