Kimotopia: The use of a serious game for learning about cancer / Kimotopia: O uso de um jogo sério para aprender sobre o câncer

Juliana da Costa Feitosa, Marcelo Paiva Guimarães, José Remo Ferreira Brega

Abstract


The present work is presents a serious game, called Kimotopia, developed with the intention of teaching about oncological medical treatments for children and adolescents with cancer. The methodology has been determined according to techniques and specifications that make a serious game effective for health. Based on this, the game is presented and contains features that help players in the knowledge about their condition and the necessary medical procedures. With the application of the game, satisfactory results were obtained regarding the immersion and interactivity of the game.

 


Keywords


serious game, health, learning, cancer.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.34117/bjdv6n2-146

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