How To Install the Research Software

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Eligibility

Software Use

Teachers who are participating in Scalable Game Design research, as well as members of the general public, may follow the steps below to download AgentSheets or download AgentCubes.

Free Registration for Participating Teachers

Teachers who are participating in Scalable Game Design research are eligible to receive a free registration key for professional and classroom use. Please contact Yasko Endo, project manager, for information on how to get started.

Free Trial / Lite Mode for Everyone Else

AgentSheets: Members of the general public may receive a short term free trial. The software is also available for purchase.

AgentCubes: Members of the general public may use AgentCubes Lite for free. A full version is also available for purchase.


Downloading and Installing AgentSheets

Download a trial version of AgentSheets for Mac or Windows from AgentSheets, Inc.

  • Teachers who are participating in the research should enter their free registration key into this version of the software when opening it for the first time, following instructions provided by Yasko (ignore the key in the email that accompanies the download).
  • Individuals who are not participating in the research should use the three day free trial key received by email.

System requirements, installation, and registration

Troubleshooting

  • AgentSheets download and installation FAQ
  • Are you being asked to enter the registration key repeatedly? If so, you are opening AgentSheets from the disk image. To fix this problem, move AgentSheets into your application folder and open the software from there.


Downloading and Installing AgentCubes

Download a free version of AgentCubes for Mac or Windows from AgentSheets, Inc.

  • Teachers who are participating in the research should enter their free registration key into this version of the software when opening it for the first time, following instructions provided by Yasko (ignore the key in the email that accompanies the download).
  • Individuals who are not participating in the research should start the software in Lite Mode (don't enter a key).

System requirements are shown on the download page

AgentCubes FAQ

Try it out