What’s the Buzz on MicroRangers? (A Brief Social Media Survey)

We’ve recently seen an uptick in social media postings about MicroRangers, from players as they play the new mobile game throughout the Museum. This is an informative (and exciting) way for us to collect unsolicited feedback about the player experience. Below are a few recent highlights. [Note: be sure to use the #MicroRangers tag if you want to make sure I see it]

Julie Shek posted the following on Instagram, writing “Cute game. Took a few hours to complete. We need more missions.

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Cheers for completing EVERY SINGLE MISSION (and still wanting more)! When I contacted her to ask what she thought, she said:

Screen Shot 2016-03-04 at 4.49.01 PMYanoa posted photos of herself playing during our recent Year of the Monkey celebration. You can see the performers on the stage in the back (just beneath the whale):When I asked her what she thought she replied:
Screen Shot 2016-03-04 at 4.50.10 PMJared Wilkins has this to say, focused on the learning angle:Screen Shot 2016-03-04 at 4.54.10 PM
Finally, MicroRangers has players take selfies along the way (with the dioramas before they “shrink down” to interact with them at the microscopic level). Here’s a recent example, by the harbor seals (by a group on a company retreat…):

Screen Shot 2016-03-04 at 4.55.45 PMLooks like everyone’s having fun! Please keep on sending your favorite pics from MicroRangers out into the world, so they can be enjoyed by all.

 

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The Associate Director For Digital Learning, Youth Initiatives at the American Museum of Natural History.
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