A New Video Game Will Explore the Treasures of Palazzo Pitti in Florence

Sep 06, 2019 331

BY: Silvia Donati

For the first time, Palazzo Pitti in Florence, the former residence of the Medici family, becomes the setting of a video game. A murder happens within its walls; a young art historian student must turn into detective to solve the mystery and get out of the palace. This is the plot of The Medici Game, to be released at the end of October, a game that intends to lure adults and children inside one of the most famous and sumptuous palaces in Florence, home in the past to three dynasties.

Conceived and produced by publishing house Sillabe in collaboration with Opera Laboratori Fiorentini - Civita and Gallerie degli Uffizi, the videogame is being developed by the cultural association TuoMuseo, which specializes in the ‘gamification’ of culture (the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts).

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SOURCE: https://www.italymagazine.com

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