The game lets you experience the history of Leeuwarden and Friesland in general and the role that language has played in it. The location-based gameplay guides you along unique locations in the city center of Leeuwarden. If you live outside of Leeuwarden, you can help with remote missions. In a special mode you can send your trained bird on the road to exchange codes for you.
The game is aimed towards young people between 11 and 18 year old. Tourists who visit Leeuwarden and want to explore the city can also play the game. For both target audiences the game offers an exciting way to learn Frisian language and culture while they visit Friesland.
US: Lân fan Taal’s client is Afûk: a foundation that promotes Frisian language and culture. The game is part of the ‘Lân fan Taal’ program, an important pillar for the year 2018 in which Leeuwarden and Friesland are cultural capital of Europe. The game connects cultural historical heritage and multilangualism. That is why the ‘Historisch Centrum Leeuwarden’ (Historical Centre of Leeuwarden) and Tresoar also important partners for the project.
The game can be played in three languages and you can change language at any time. This makes it possible for example to play the game in Frisian while you are still learning the language. If you get stuck, you can immediately read the texts in English.
The game can also lead you along themed routes, for example visit the many locations that played an important role in the Second World War, or the many facades in the city with unique inscriptions.
Discover the unique history of Leeuwarden and Friesland and unravel the secret of the three factions!
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