Award 2007

1978 DE
Irina Thoss

"Golden Times"


"Golden Times" is a mobile game, that can be played with city-specific location geo-references and that deals with the subject of "German Classicism in Weimar". It is aimed at pupils who visit the city on school trips. The game is based on PDAs and smartphones and wants to intertwine instructive content and playful entertainment though the use of multimedia. On ancient sites, learners should not only encounter abstract historical characters and locations, but immerse themselves into the fabric of history by accomplishing a mission.




1978 born in Gera 1997 A-levels 1997 - 2000 training as management assistent in advertising 2000 - 2006 mediadesign-studies at the Bauhaus University Weimar 2006 founding of a mobile edutainment agency "GeoLoco", the start up was awarded by the German Federal Ministry of Research and Technology