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Editor para dispositivos móviles de videojuegos educativos

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ABSTRACT Este trabajo describe la creación de un sistema para construir y editar videojuegos educativos. La novedad de este editor de videojuegos es que está desarrollado para ser ejecutado en dispositivos móviles tipo smartphones y tablet PC´s que tengan el sistema operativo Android. Los videojuegos que se desarrollen mediante este sistema,podrán ser ejecutados desde ordenadores personales, desde la web, mediante plataformas educativas como Moodle™, Blackboard™ or Sakai™, e incluso desde terminales móviles. Los dispositivos móviles se utilizan como herramientas de creación de contenido, aún cuando no es algo para lo que fueron concebidos, ya que su objetivo es consumir y distribuir contenido. Sin embargo, el utilizar los dispositivos móviles para la creación de contenido, nos permite hacerlo de una forma dinámica, en cualquier lugar y en cualquier momento. Las funcionalidades que disponen los dispositivos móviles, ofrecen la posibilidad de enriquecer el contenido creado, además de acelerar su proceso de creación y distribución. El editor de videojuegos para Android, permite crear videojuegos de tipo aventura gráfica foto-realistas, sin la necesidad de tener conocimientos de programación. El objetivo de esto es que, los mismos profesores desarrollen videojuegos con los que poder transmitir conocimientos a sus alumnos. De esta manera se rompe con las barreras económicas e intelectuales que aparecen a la hora de crear un videojuego, además de crear una nueva forma de crear contenido educativo. [ABSTRACT] The thesis presents the creation of a system to develop educational video games. This video game editor is built for Android mobile devices like smartphones and tablet PC´s. Video games developed by this editor, run on personal computers, Web educational platforms like Moodle™, Blackboard™ or Sakai™, and even on mobile devices. The mobile devices are use as a content creation tools, although they are not designed for it. Its main purpose is to consume and distribute content. However, using mobile devices for content creation, allows it do in a dynamic, anywhere and anytime context. In addition, the functionality available on mobile devices, make possible enrich the content that we create, besides accelerate the creation and distribution process. The Android video games editor, allow create graphic adventure, photo-realistic games without programming. Which this editor, teachers will develop their own video games to transmit knowledge. It breaks the economic and intellectual barriers that appear when develop a video game, besides create a new form of create educational content.

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