The city of Ancora used to glow with the light of a thousand stories. Now these tales are gone and the Spire grows dim, but some still search for stories, to relight the Spire once more. They are called the Guardians of Ancora!
Live the incredible adventures of the Bible
Guardians of Ancora is a world-class digital game – an amazing virtual world that 8- to 11 year-olds can enter, and a place where the Bible stories come alive.
Our vision is for millions of children worldwide to have daily opportunities to discover Jesus and engage with the Bible through Guardians of Ancora.
And it's completely free to download and play. There are no hidden charges or in-app purchases: 'free' means 'free'.
Run, jump and explore
Enter the wonderful world of Ancora and create your own game character. Play your way through exciting Bible Quests, using your very best parkour (free running) skills. Not only are the stories of the Bible brought to life in new and action-filled ways, but also your character gets to be right there in the midst of the story, entering in and discovering the adventures of the Bible from the inside.
Visit the Creative hub at the City Plaza to create your own prayers and to respond to what you've been discovering about God, Jesus and the Bible. Draw, write, take photos, use stickers; save your posts to form your own journal and share sticker-posts with others, in a safe way.
Take exciting quizzes
Test your knowledge by taking quizzes on the Bible Quests you've completed – how much can you remember about the stories? Why not try the personality quizzes, too, and find out which Guardians of Ancora character you're most like.
Dig into the Bible
Enter the Hall of Memory (library) to find out even more about the lost stories of the Saga – the Bible stories the Quests are based on. Read the stories for yourself, listen as a Guardian reads aloud and choose a question to explore further.
Play a Bible Quest, collect firebugs and then practise your Guardian-skills with a round of the Firebugs mini-game. Full briefing is given at the start and there are more than 100 levels to play!
Watch the videos
Visit the Theatre of the Saga and watch videos relating to each Bible story – and more! New videos are added every week so there are always plenty to choose from!
Five ideas to get you started
1 Tell the children you know about Guardians of Ancora.
2 Tell your church and share the news with your local school or teachers you know.
3 Keep in touch by signing up for the newsletter or following Guardians of Ancora on social media.
4 If you pray, then please pray for the ongoing impact of Guardians of Ancora in the lives of thousands of children, around the world.
5 Play yourself, so you can share your excitement and experience with others.
The Keeper of the Keys
The librarian of Ancora
The Keeper of the Keys works at the Hall of Memory, where she looks after all the stories of the Saga and the records of the city. She is full of knowledge about almost everything and is an expert on the lore of Ancora.