In the game mode Explore, the player moves from start to goal in a board game, trying to gather as many points as possible on the way. It is not about getting to the finish line first. It is about solving the tasks in the best possible way.
When creating an Explore game, you can choose between several task types or keep it simple with some quizzes if you wish to.
In other words: It's all ready to make rich and varied gaming experiences!
How to do it
Select the game type Explore.
Fill in the title and quest (goal). Add some tags, so it's easier to find your game, and change your target audience to reflect who will play your game. You can also add any collaborators you will be working with when creating the game.
You've now reached step four in creating the game and are ready to make the tasks in the board game.
Create the board game
Select Game Board, and you get a default board game with a toolbar. Several templates are available. If you want a different background than the default one, choose from Theme and Background on the toolbar.
First, select Theme. If the theme has alternatives to choose from, you also select Background.
The game board is now ready, and you can move on to create the tasks for the board game.
Create the tasks
Double-click on the board game and select Add node with content.
You then get access to a content library where you can either use tasks created by others or create your own.
The library provides more than 30 interactive content types! It is all set for you to create exciting and varied games. You will find a complete list of the content types on h5p.org. Here you also find tutorials and examples which can help you on your way.
We will now demonstrate one of the content types - Interactive Video. The Interactive Video allows you to enrich a video with various interactions. Adding questions and tasks to the video is an excellent way to engage players!
How to create an Interactive Video
Press Create content and select Video in the drop-down menu.
An editor will open where you either upload a video or paste a link to a video, for instance, a YouTube video.
Select Add interactions, and add questions and tasks to the video. You can add as many tasks as you wish and place them where you want. We chose to add a basic True/False task at the end of the video for the player to decide whether or not a statement is true or false.
Make a few basic settings for viewing the task, then write a statement and tick off whether the statement is true or false.
Press Done and then save, and you have created the first task in the Interactive Video.
We have given you just one example. The Explore game mode gives you great freedom and endless opportunities to create amazing games. Explore, and let creativity flourish!