Network Special Force

NT Special Force is a 2D story-based educational game. It teaches the fundamental concepts of networking in the following topics: Internet Protocol (IP) Addressing, Subnetting, Routing.

Story: The game is based on a story that takes place in a peaceful village in East Africa. One day the army camp beside the village was attacked by the terrorists. Both the camp and the village were demolished. The main character in the game lost his wife. Only his daughter and himself survived. Two choices were in front of him: to become refugees, or to join the army to fight against the terrorists. The main character chose joining the army and assigned to learn fighting against the computer network attacks.


Stage 1 - Indignation


Topics:

  • Basic IP addressing
  • Subnet masks

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the structure of an IP address
  • Describe the purpose of a subnet mask
  • Compare the characteristics and uses of unicast and broadcast IP addresses

Game Mission and Elements:

  • Win the network battle on the chessboard.

Game Scenes:


Stage 2 - Justice


Topics:

  • Subnetting IP Networks

Learning Outcomes:

  • Calculate the necessary subnet mask in order to accommodate the requirements of a network.

Game Mission and Elements:

  • Win the network battle on the chessboard.

Game Scenes:


Stage 3 - Annihilation


Topics:

  • ARP, Switch, Routing Tables

Learning Outcomes:

  • Configure a router with basic configurations.

Game Mission and Elements:

  • Win the network battle on the chessboard.

Game Scenes: