Navy launches video game to solve real-world problems

Wednesday - 5/11/2011, 5:18pm EDT

Larry Schuette, Director of Innovation, Office of Naval Research

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The Navy is launching a new online multiplayer video game, to give them a problem-solving edge.

The game is called the Massive Multiplayer Online Wargame Leveraging the Internet (MMOWGLI). And the Navy is recruiting people from all walks of life to play it.

Larry Schuette, director of innovation for the Office of Naval Research, is leading the project.