Animal Jam is a free no download MMORPG for kids developed by Smart Bomb Interactive and published by National Geographic. Players discover the fantasy world called Jamaa. This land has multiple zones. Each Jamaa zone represents a different ecological environment. Animal Jam is an educational game. As they travel from one Animal Jam zone to another, kids learn more about various ecosystems and the animal world. There are 11 Jamaa subareas, 7 of them are on land and the other 4 are ocean zones. Playable Animal Jam characters are animals. There is a player housing feature and collectible pets. Animal Jam characters can be customized with all sorts of outfits. Gems are Animal Jam in game money. With gems players buy more avatars, items, outfits and many more.
Players start Animal Jam by creating an animal avatar to represent them in game. There are tigers, seals, penguins, bunnies, monkeys, wolves and pandas to choose from. The next choice is name. Players create a name by selecting from multiple options. This feature is an extra safety measurement for Animal Jam as a safe game for kids. There are 3 main Animal Jam game activities: character customization, exploring the world and playing mini games. Animal Jam players can also watch educational videos about animals. All Animal Jam characters have a den (a house). Dens can be personalized with furniture and decorative items. The shop offers more items to be placed in dens. Players invite friends to visit their dens. There are lots of reasons to explore the entire Animal Jam MMO world. Players unlock achievements as they uncover and collect facts from Animal Jam world zones. Each Animal Jam zone has a store with specific items.
It may sound surprising but Animal Jam has millions of registered users. In April 2013 it was announced that there are 10 million Animal Jam accounts. This is an impressive achievement for a kids MMORPG. Players can access Animal Jam for free or opt for a premium subscription. Parties are Animal Jam daily events. Each party has a unique theme. Animal Jam doesn’t have complicated features. All Animal Jam mini games require only basic controls like moving with directional keys or just clicking. Animal Jam graphics have a cartoonish look to appeal to younger players. Players can chat or emote. There are lots of Animal Jam emotes and also actions like dancing, sleeping or playing. Animal Jam chat has very strict rules. Parents can visit Animal Jam web store to acquire Animal Jam themed plush toys or apparel for their kids.
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