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BBC Famous People


A suite of 21 games produced for BBC Schools, based on famous historical figures. The games live on the BBC Famous People site.

“On paper, when you realise that there are 21 characters, each with 3 mini-games, that makes 63 mini-games that needed creating within 6 months – which seems unfeasible. But the way we got around that was by building game mechanic templates which could be reused multiple times...”

Read the fabout how we made the games on the Splinter blog