Title: Virtus VR
Source: Virtex Corporation
Playing Time: N/A
Cost: $ ?.?? <--older software couldn't
Number of Players: 1
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: Floppy
Drive, and a faster Video Card
Subject Area: Math
Objectives: to help learn about objects
and also 3D objects.
Brief Description: A user-define interface
to draw objects that are turned into a 3D Virtual Reality enviroment.
Entry Capabilities Required: User needs
to know how to insert a disk and read a manual that is pretty easy to follow.
Relevance to objectives: 5
Very helpful for learning about 3D objects.
The enviroment for a computer screen is fairly realistic and easy to navigate
around. The overall product was very useful in learning about 3D
objects and also would be easy to follow in a younger setting for just
Provides practice of relevant skills:
5 If learning about objects or a 3D plan this software
could come in very handy.
Likely to arouse/maintain interest: 5
I think that Virtual Reality Enviroment can keep anybodys attention since
it isd very intersting
Likely to be comprehended clearly: 4
It is fairly simple but I trouble a litle the way the objects where setup.
Technical quality (durable, attractive):
5 This is a very good quality product that has a lot of high
Game: Winning dependent on player actions (rather
than chance): N/A
Simulation: Validity of game model (realistic,
accurate depiction): 4
The graphics could be better but the overall feal of a Virtual Reality
Enviroment was very well designed.
Evidence of effectiveness (e.g. field-test results):
I could not find any evidence of reviews for this product.
Clear directions for play: 4
Fairly easy to figure out and comes with a well organized manual.
Effectiveness of debriefing:
3 Could use work at the end.
The setup took some time since it was on Disk, could be faster if put on
Reviewer: Gary E. Howard
Position: Under-Grad Student
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh
PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.