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IMPORTANT MESSAGE:
Agents of Discovery is an augmented reality, geo-triggered app that gets you outside, active, and engaged in the world around you. With Agents of Discovery, you become a top-secret Agent, dedicated to solving the greatest mysteries of science, culture, technology, and nature. Download the app and the Mission you want to play BEFORE heading out. The app does not require any data or WiFi to run, once it’s been downloaded.

There are Missions all over North America. Can’t find one near you? Fear not! More Missions are on the way. Check out our list of current sites here - https://agentsofdiscovery.com/upcoming-events/missions/.

Why are bumblebees fuzzy? Why do beavers build dams? What’s the deal with metamorphosis? And how do you even pronounce metamorphosis? How do you change the world? We’ll help you answer these questions and more!

Here’s how it works:
1) Download the app and create an Agent profile.

2) Pick a Mission in your area. Download the Mission BEFORE heading to it, so you can play the game without WiFi or a data connection.

3) Use your secret agent tools to find and unlock Challenges.

4) Solve these Challenges to learn cool facts and collect USBees (points)!

iOS Store Category:

Primary: Games

Secondary: Adventure

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Version History

Launched May 27, 2015 (over 5 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Sep 24
2020
(Current)
Version 5.2.28

- Improvements to Geofencing feature
- Changed style of the loading screen
- Various improvements and fixes

Aug 28
2020
Version 5.2.26

- Improved Geofencing feature
- Updated Challenge Markers
- Fixed Sound Matcher bug that sometimes prevented it from starting

Jul 22
2020
Version 5.2.24

- Added location based themes

Jun 20
2020
Version 5.2.22

- Updated Image Recognition
- Additional bug fixes and improvements

May 27
2020
Version 5.2.20

- Improved out of bounds behavior to better guide users back to a Mission
- Updated and improved Image Recognition features
- Additional performance improvements and bug fixes

May 16
2020
Version 5.2.18

- Added Mission Progress screen for registered players
- Additional performance improvements and bug fixes

May 12
2020
Version 5.2.16

- General performance improvements and bug fixes

Apr 27
2020
Version 5.2.14

- Adjusted behavior of image recognition
- Improved text to speech
- Additional bug fixes

Apr 10
2020
Version 5.2.12

- Option to receive push notifications

Mar 20
2020
Version 5.2.10

- Fixed player progress occasionally not uploading
- Various improvements to uploading player progress
- Added 250 character limit to Text Player Responses
- Fixed an issue when changing Challenge Groups
- Various other bug fixes and improvements

Feb 19
2020
Version 5.2.8

- Updated Image Recognition technology
- Changed UI for Image Player Response Challenge
- Minor improvements to Text-to-Speech
- Improved uploading of Image Player Response answers
- Various other bug fixes and improvements

Feb 01
2020
Version 5.2.6

- Added Distance Filter to mission list
- Added ability to re-download corrupted mission data
- Improved AR Catch challenges
- Performance improvements to Mission list
- Every Mission Map can be zoomed out to fill the screen
- Various other bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 11
2019
Version 5.2.2

- Improved usability of Detective challenges
- Added coloring to player icon to indicate GPS status
- Performance improvements to Mission list
- Improvements for TTS
- Various other bug fixes and improvements

Nov 20
2019
Version 5.2.1

- User interface and user interaction fixes and improvements
- Fixed bugs in Image Player Response Challenges
- Improvements and fixes for statistics and settings
- Various other bug fixes and improvements

Oct 28
2019
Version 5.2.0

- Updated App Center plugin
- Fixed crash from denying permissions
- Fixed memory leaks
- Fixed Mission Complete message
- Fixed Scavenger Hunt challenges preventing Mission completion

Oct 21
2019
Version 5.1.1

- Performance improvements
- Improved multi touch support
- Improved camera
- Fixed upside photos on certain devices
- Fixed data usage dialog
- Improved notch support

Oct 17
2019
Version 5.0.0

- New interface and usability improvements

Aug 07
2019
Version 4.4.0

- Improvements to the Image Recognition feature

May 21
2019
Version 4.2.1

Various bug fixes and UI improvements.

Mar 26
2019
Version 4.2.0

Fixed issues with AR Catch and AR Picker challenges.

Jan 25
2019
Version 4.1.1

-Spanish logo has been added to match your language settings.
-Formal Missions have been made inaccessible to the general public. Informal Missions are still openly available.

Dec 13
2018
Version 4.0.1

-New navigation system
-New QR/IR scanner
-Improved Mission searching
-Various text corrections
-Bug fixes

Nov 28
2018
Version 3.9.4

Fixed an issue with Challenge questions.

Nov 08
2018
Version 3.9.3

Added a French logo to the main menu.

Oct 29
2018
Version 3.9.1

-Added a distance filter to the mission list.
-Updated the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Sep 20
2018
Version 3.8.1

- Improved distance and time tracking systems
- Animate the player position on the map so it smoothly transitions from one location to another
- Replaced Player Response icons
- Fixed QR code challenges being revealed by the player's location
- Other bug fixes

Sep 19
2018
Version 3.8.0

- Improved distance and time tracking systems
- Animate the player position on the map so it smoothly transitions from one location to another
- Replaced Player Response icons
- Fixed QR code challenges being revealed by the player's location
- Other bug fixes

Sep 03
2018
Version 3.7.0

- Added the "AR Picker" challenge type
- Started auto-revealing challenges
- Improved camera feed and photo quality
- Improved App and Mission startup time

Aug 20
2018
Version 3.6.0

- Major improvement to app performance and stability
- Can download multiple Missions at once
- Fixed occasional corrupted Mission downloads
- Fixed login on multiple devices
- Various formatting and visual tweaks
- Removed Soundboard and Flashlight

Jun 14
2018
Version 3.5.6

v3.5.6.16247
- Updated main menu
- Updated Mission tutorials

Mar 28
2018
Version 3.4.10

v3.4.10.16204
- Greatly improved download speeds for Missions
- Added AR Functionality to the 3D hub
- Various bug fixes

Feb 24
2018
Version 3.4.9

v3.4.9.16198
- Greatly improved download speeds for Missions
- Added AR Functionality to the 3D hub
- Various bug fixes

Feb 19
2018
Version 3.4.6

v3.4.6.16184
- Greatly improved download speeds for Missions
- Added AR Functionality to the 3D hub
- Various bug fixes

Nov 22
2017
Version 3.3.3

v3.3.3.16103
- Added ability to easily navigate through challenge sets
- Fixed an issue with downloading data in other languages

Oct 11
2017
Version 3.2.4

v3.2.4.15969
Oct-10 2017
- Player Response Challenges: Fix an issue on iOS where retaking an Image Player Responses causes us to be unable to take a picture.

Oct 10
2017
Version 3.2.2

v3.2.3.15965
Oct-6 2017
-New Player Response Challenges: There’s a new type of Challenge for schools. Players are asked a question and need to either submit text or to take a photo to answer the Challenge question. Educators can evaluate these answers in the Mission Maker.

Oct 02
2017
Version 3.1.5

v3.1.5(8707)
Sep 29, 2017
- New Player Response Challenges
- Invasive species and endangered species available
- Cluster markers make it easier to distinguish nearby Challenges
- Search function in Mission List
- New color scheme for red/green color-blind users
- New AR Catch Challenge options
- Faster loading times
- Kids can share one parental email address
- Cleaner user interface
- Setting pages save after exiting
- Mission Loading screen on Mission info page
- Fixed multiple bugs for smoother gameplay

Aug 09
2017
Version 3.0.3

v3.0.3 (7681)
Aug 3rd/2017
- Adds a reset button for mobile data settings
- Cleaned up progress counter
- Fixes errors with mobile data downloads
- Cleans up some user facing error messages

Jul 10
2017
Version 3.0.2

v3.0.2 (7654)
- Fixed AR crash issues
- Scavenger Hunt Challenges now also display the scientific names of objects or creatures after they are revealed.
- The wording in the Agent Gadget has changed from Profile to Settings when the player first goes to their Profile in the Mission Book.
- Various text fixes have been implemented for clarity.
- New Agency names have been implemented.
- Pre-Challenge and Post-Challenge information that is longer than one page now displays correctly.

Jun 28
2017
Version 3.0.0

v3.0.0 (7574)
- New Navigation System
- Added Spanish Language Options
- Updated Privacy Policy
- Warn user before they are using mobile data
- Challenge Level
- Bug Fixes
- Security updates

Mar 21
2017
Version 2.1.1

v2.1.1 (6468)
- AR Catch cleanup
- Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt
- Added Rogue Agents
- Mission list optimization
- COPPA Email Validation
- Username length constraints
- Agent ITO replaces Agent AW in intro
- Guest Agent login warning
- Various bug fixes
- Text cleanup

Mar 20
2017
Version 2.1.0

v2.1.0 (6467)
- AR Catch cleanup
- Invasive Species Scavenger Hunt
- Added Rogue Agents
- Mission list optimization
- COPPA Email Validation
- Username length constraints
- Agent ITO replaces Agent AW in intro
- Guest Agent login warning
- Various bug fixes
- Text cleanup

Jan 23
2017
Version 2.0.3

v2.0.3 (5425)
- Added Text To Speech for all messages
- Complete change to look and feel of the game
- Allow users to choose themes
- Added ability to throw honeycombs in AR catch challenge
- Added COPPA Support
- Limit players under 13 to play as guests
- Removed full tutorial, and added tutorial pages for screens
- Compass no longer opens if GPS doesn't work
- Fixed some issues with the back button
- Added Training Camp control system
- Training Camp explains more features
- Updated the splash screen

Jan 18
2017
Version 2.0.2

v2.0.2 (5420)
- Added Text To Speech for all messages
- Complete change to look and feel of the game
- Allow users to choose themes
- Added ability to throw honeycombs in AR catch challenge
- Added COPPA Support
- Limit players under 13 to play as guests
- Removed full tutorial, and added tutorial pages for screens
- Compass no longer opens if GPS doesn't work
- Fixed some issues with the back button
- Added Training Camp control system
- Training Camp explains more features

Dec 01
2016
Version 1.5.3

1.5.3 (3918)
- Fixed GPS Settings
- Fixed errors in AR Catch
- Fixed minor visual issues

Nov 21
2016
Version 1.5.2

1.5.2 (3895)
- Fix the woodpecker in the 3DHUB
- Fixes to the scanner to scanner distance
- various text fixes

Nov 02
2016
Version 1.5.1

1.5.1 Build (196)
Added Features:
- Photo Hunt Challenge
- Scavenger Hunt Challenge
- Challenge Groups
- User stats, metrics and analytics
- Player Profile redesign

Bug Fixes and Improvements to:
- Mission Map
- Login and Sign up
- User Interface and Visuals
- Audio playback
- Map Scanner
- Mission List Sorting and Filtering Options
- Training Camp
- Attribution information
- Back Button
- 3D Hub Scene
- USBee and Challenge count fix
- Device specific issues
- Miscellaneous for performance

Sep 13
2016
Version 1.4.8

v1.4.8 (173)
- Various text replacements
- Fixed bug preventing data-only users from entering the app

Jul 13
2016
Version 1.4.7

v1.4.7 (171)
- Hotfix to allow exiting from the tutorial dialog sequence

Jul 11
2016
Version 1.4.6

v1.4.6 (170)
- Hotfix to improve experience with slow internet connections
- Resolved issue with missing text upon entering AR challenge

Jun 28
2016
Version 1.4.5

v1.4.5 (168)
- Faster Intro screen
- 3D scene further optimised for efficiency
- Training Camp
- Gadget replaced menu on 3D Hub scene
- Many optimizations, bug fixes and enhancements

Apr 08
2016
Version 1.4.4

v1.4.4 (150)
- Faster Intro screen
- Intro audio message only occurs once for signed in users
- 3D scene further optimised for efficiency

Mar 30
2016
Version 1.4.3

v1.4.3 (147)
- Added 3D hub in main menu entry screen
- now called Discovery Agents
- Fixed issues with GPS, location services
- Various improvements and functionality fixes to UI and gadget
- added new scout feature to help find hidden challenges on GPS based mission sites
- added a distance meter to help find hidden challenges on GPS based mission sites
- Added welcome message audio
- Integrated analytics for tracking some game stats
- Various bug fixes for map and challenge functionality

Feb 24
2016
Version 1.4.2

1.4.2 (131)
- New look and feel for popups
- adds new coin animation on challenge completion
- cleans up map controls when exiting challenges
- cleans up issues with Augmented Reality challenges
- reloads mission data if changed on server
- refresh mission list now actually refreshes data
- cleans up some issues with GPS and location services
- disables unusable buttons until data loads
- profile updates propagate to server
- Purchases implemented for flashlight and soundboard
- Increased password security
- improves challenge feedback for users
- out of bounds user and challenges detected now
- tutorial images updated

Feb 06
2016
Version 1.4.1

v1.4.1 (125)
- Fixes a memory issue where the app crashes on low memory devices

Feb 02
2016
Version 1.4

v1.4.0 (121)
- Full backend change
- Reworks all challenges and screens
- Smaller app size
- Faster response times
- Augmented Reality Challenge works better now
- Now excludes site data from iCloud backup

Nov 17
2015
Version 1.2.4

v1.2.4 (84)
- ability to purchase flashlight
- Updated look and feel on several screens
- fixed several user interface bugs
- fixed bug where map would occasionally disappear when zooming
- adjusted gps scan radius for some sites
- adjusted coins gained when using guest user
- added info message
- adjusted mission list
- removed music on/off control from Profile (music only occurs during loading now)
- fixed coin audio (was not playing)
- v2 server api handling
- fixes to mission downloading

Oct 13
2015
Version 1.2.2

- 1.2.01 (77)
- Added Coin Monetary System
- Updated intro music
- Fixed some issues with QR scanner
- Updated main headquarters look and feel
- fixed some issues with avatar handling
- fixed issues with compass pointing wrong direction
- fixed some issues with map if it was too small for frame
- fixed some ui asset issues
- removed vuforia due to issues with camera and flashlight
- added debug tools
- fixed issues with multi-touch devices

Sep 09
2015
Version 1.2.0

- more informative messages and handling for things like what happens when the device's GPS, compass or internet connection is not working
- spelling and grammar fixes
- fixes to offline mode (still requires running the app with wifi at least once and downloading at least one site while in wifi)

Aug 20
2015
Version 1.1.9

- New super-slick-updated UI.
- New missions and challenges.
- bug fixes

Enjoy!

May 19
2015
Version 1.01

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