I have been chatting through the potential of Quest in schools, particularly Key Stage 3, to develop both ICT and literacy curriculum interest. Allen Heard, a self confessed old skool adventurer, and took up the challenge with gusto. Not just playing, but writing interactive fiction as well. His zombie horrow ‘Escape from Byron Bay,’ was certinaly popular with a few test groups in my Year 7 class. With games easily played online at www.textadventures.co.uk these games make for excellent extension activities. Activities the students are keen to do.
Yesterday I asked Allen if he would write up his experiences so it was not only me harping on about how accessible Quest is and here it is….