TrueForm Games: World's First Massively Multiplayer Online Medical Role-Playing Game

Zaw Ali Khan, Director,Faizi Kazmi, Game Director& Producer

Zaw Ali Khan, Director

Faizi Kazmi, Game Director& Producer

When it comes to saving lives, seconds count! And, medical errors pose a massive threat to human life. Nearly, 250,000 people die each year due to medical errors in the U.S. alone. With this vision and cause to help lower such threats to human life, TrueForm Games (TFG) came into existence.

Based in Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, TFG is an associate company of Era University & the American University of Barbados. The company was formed with a clear intention of creating rock solid and original game content for its gamers, where by amalgamating the experience of doctors and game developers. In fact, this further instigated the team to create a first of its kind product, and a world’s first medical MMORPG(Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game),‘The Med Life’. “It is a virtual world where players take the role of a doctor and treat their patients ranging from
simple injuries to complicated emergency procedures," mentions Faizi Kazmi, Game Director, TFG.

Focusing on one product at a time, TFG’s TML is in its final stage and will be available on PC, MAC, & LINUX platforms soon

The Journey of TrueForm Games
Founded in 2013, TFG has come a long way from where it all started. The company has been through many challenging phases in terms of production and development of MMORPG. Overcoming them all with ease, over the years, the company has showcased ‘The Med Life’ through out the country in several competitions and events, where they have won numerous awards and accolades at IIT Delhi, at NASSCOM GDC, Hyderabad, and many more.

In addition to this, the company has exhibited their game abroad in prominent game conferences like Casual Connect in Kyiv, Ukraine, at GDC, California, and at the Joint Conference on Serious Games at University of Valencia, Spain. Also, they have got their game paper published in the 2017 Springer Edition.
An Immersive Gaming Experience of Saving Lives
‘The Med Life’ adventure begins in a medical city, where players are given a bunch of activities, patients and other related characters, NPCs that will add up to the overall experience and makes the learning process fun. In other words, the players start the game with quests of evaluating the pulse rate and blood pressure of the patient characters, then stepping onto learning simple first aid procedures, and then eventually moving onto treating patients with severe diseases and performing complicated surgeries, all within a virtual environment, step by step in detail. Also, players would be around other players with similar interests, where they can connect with each other and can discuss health and hygiene in their respective places they belong to.

Focusing on one product at a time, TFG’s TML is in its final stageand will be available on PC, MAC, & LINUX platforms soon. The company is said to developing other commercial IPs in the near future. Currently, in an expansion phase, Zaw Ali Khan, Director, TFG, proudly concludes “Our game is made out of extensive passion, we started as a self-funded studio, and we still are! We regard ourselves very fortunate that we pulled everything successfully on our own. However, we are very keen and we are on the lookout for potential partnerships and investors to come on board and be a part of TFG.”