Augmented Reality Game Launches in Hardberger Park

Augmented Reality Game Launches in Hardberger Park

Want to add a little green time with your screen time?

Download the free Agents of Discovery app and start moving and exploring at Phil Hardberger Park!

Our app will be available for download after January 8, 2018

Players will assume the exciting role of a Secret Agent on a Mission as they gain new insights into the natural world. Challenges (or questions) are created by park staff members and are geo triggered as kids walk the trail. 

Explore and play our new Agents of Discovery app specifically for Phil Hardberger Park

Come to the Agents of Discovery Augmented Reality Game Event on January 13, 2018

Meet at the Greeters Table at Phil Hardberger Park – East (13203 Blanco Road). No registration required. The event and app are free. A suggested donation of $3 per person or $5 per family to the Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy.

National Environmental Education Foundation logo

The Agents of Discovery App was developed specifically for Phil Hardberger Park and funded with a USFS NPLD Pollinator and Community Garden Grant from the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). The grant was made possible through funding from the US Forest Service.

Start Playing

STEP 1: Download The App

The game is FREE to download and requires no data or WiFi once downloaded. Simply search for Agents of Discovery in the App Store or Google Play and download to your device. You can also find it directly by clicking the links below.

App Store Google Play

STEP 2: Find Our Location

Check out this link to learn about other Missions. There are over 100 Missions to play, with more added all the time. To get prepared, you can do the Training Camp Mission from anywhere before heading out to a site.

Download the Phil Hardberger Park Mission before you head to the park. Once it’s downloaded, you can play without WiFi or a data connection.

STEP 3: Unlock the Challenges

When you arrive at the park, open the Mission in the Agents of Discovery app. As you explore the site, your secret agent tools will help you find and unlock Challenges.

STEP 4: Solve The Unlocked Challenges

Once a Challenge is unlocked, use your detective skills to solve it. The more Challenges you solve, the more USBees (points) you earn, and the more you discover your surroundings.

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