Playing History

The Plague

Target group: Grade 4-6

Learning objectives: Learn about the plague and impact of epidemics.

Go on an exciting journey in the 14th century of Florence, an amazing city struck by a mysterious disease. The story is brimming with fascinating characters, historical events and captivating locations. Your mother has become ill and the fate of your family lies in your hands. History is yours to explore.

To gain the opportunity to take part in history, within in a living breathing world. You will be able to learn about historic events that they cannot alter – instead, they witness how the historic events altered humanity as a whole. The learning process is autonomously conveyed throughout the story of the game as it progresses, this occurs through decisions and actions taken by the player throughout the course of the game. This kind of interaction is a unique learning method, which encourages the player to relate to the world and actively seek out knowledge.


  • A well thought out story line that reenacts 14th century Florence
  • Plenty of hidden games and facts to encourage replaying
  • Fun and bizarre characters to speak to and gather information from
  • Natural learning through interaction with the world 
  • Choose between English, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian

The Playing History game series revolves around experiencing engaging and personal stories set in exhilarating points in world history. The series have won the category of ‘best learning game’ in Europe. The series puts the student in the middle of important and interesting points in history.

Educational material 

English | Swedish | Norwegian| Danish


For free on iOS here

Buy for computer here