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Proceedings of the ICA
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Articles | Volume 2
10 Jul 2019
 | 10 Jul 2019

Preparation of the Future with Minecraft® on Demand

François Lecordix, Sivakavi Kumarasamy, Fernando Da Graca, and Sofiane Kriat

Keywords: Minecraft, Minetest, on Demand, Future, Education, Contest

Abstract. The French national mapping agency, Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière (IGN France), launched a new web service in June 2016, called Minecraft® on Demand specifically for young people. This free web service is designed to provide Minecraft® maps with the raster and vector geographic databases that IGN produce on the French territories. This new service was recognized by different community: scientific, young people, French ministry. Different statistics allow analyzing the success obtained since 3 years. The new using of Minecraft® on demand for national contest to imagine the future and for education is presented.

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