Ryan Hanson – Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As people turn to the online world to stay connected during COVID-19, many virtual games have risen in popularity.
One is GeoGuessr.
GeoGuessr is a geography game that challenges one’s ability to recognize their surroundings and guess where in the world they are for points.
GeoGuessr places the player on a series of five algorithmically determined, semi-random locations around the world.
The players then must use geographical understanding to determine where the game has placed them. After the placed marker is submitted as a guess, GeoGuessr reveals the true geographic location and assigns the player a score depending on how far away the player’s guess was from the true location.
The game offers many options to make the challenge harder for the player.
Players may choose to be able to move, zoom, and a time limit.
Many Mustangs have turned to this game to challenge their friends, take breaks in-between their schoolwork, or simply when they are bored at home.
Junior Steven Brown stated, “I enjoy playing the game with my friends and feel as though it gives me a better geographical understanding of the world.”
Junior Ryan Javate added, “It is an entertaining game to help pass the time”.
GeoGuessr is a great game to help pass the time and entertain yourself when you are bored that also helps educate you on the geography of the world.