Texas History Month: ‘Virtual Race Across Texas’ offers fun, prizes


Tue, Mar 17, 2015 - 10:50am -- (View the original Star-Telegram.com article.)


Brian Bolinger, chief executive officer of the Texas State Historical Association, had a feeling that the Denton-based nonprofit organization’s new “Virtual Race Across Texas” online game would be a hit with Texas history buffs.

How big a hit? Enough people participated to crash the server on the first day.

Mike Campbell, the group’s chief historian and the Lone Star Chair of History at the University of North Texas, helped craete questions for the game.

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