7 November 2005
| 3.3/5 |
| ArcadeTown, Newgrounds, Edmodo|
Ole Toubro, Roman Spycher, Frederik Hermund, Jakob Elias Nielsen
Web browser, Microsoft Windows
Business game, Serious game
Serious games, Other games
Third World Farmer is a browser based serious game where the player seeks to improve his family's standard of living over several generations.
3rd World Farmer Wikipedia
Originally prototyped as a student project at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark in 2005, 3rd World Farmer has since been released in numerous versions and has been played by millions of players.
3rd World Farmer gained some recognition after release with coverage from mainstream media such as USA Today (USA), La Stampa (Italy), and The First Post (UK) and digital cultura media like The Escapist(Australia). It has been adopted by many teachers for use in class, and mentioned by relief agencies working with the issues in question. since 2011 it has been available as an educational app in the Edmodo App Store.