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NGS Partners with Family Village Facebook Game to Help Players Build Family Tree

Last year I reported on a new genealogy-based game created for Facebook users. The game, Family Village from Fanium, invites the player to build a thriving village populated with avatars representing the player’s family and ancestors. Now Fanium is teaming up with the National Genealogical Society to help players create a family tree. More details […]

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“Family Village” to Officially Launch on Facebook Next Tuesday

Imagine working and living in the same cabin with your great-great-great-great grandparents. With “Family Village,” a new Facebook game launching next week, that’s exactly what amateur genealogists will be able to do. The new computer game, produced by Draper developer Funium, allows players to import their ancestors into a “Sims”-styled virtual world where they can […]

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MyHeritage.com Releases New Personalized Family Memory Game

Over the years I’ve seen a number of games produced for genealogists. This new one from MyHeritage seems the most promising of any that I’ve seen, and it looks like lot of fun. The following press release was received from Daniel Horowitz at MyHeritage.com: Online family tree game makes family history engaging for the entire […]

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