This article discusses the impacts of The Cherry Orchard video game on students’ reading comprehension. Simply defined, reading comprehension is students’ ability to comprehend the content and the story of the (multimodal) texts they read.

The Cherry Orchard is a self-produced video game based on Anton Chekov’s play with the same name. There are two problems to be discussed in this article: the impacts of playing the video game on participants’ reading comprehension and the participants’ opinions about the video game.”

The Cherry Orchard itself tells the story of an aristocratic Russian family who are forced to sell their estate, including its famous cherry orchard, to pay off their debts. The story focuses on the themes of change, identity, money, work, love, and freedom.

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