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4 months ago

Crisis Games

Some people just enjoy cake when it's their birthday. Sandra Martins wanted to have her cake and save the world too - so we brought the Climate Crisis game along to her party! ... See MoreSee Less

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6 months ago

Crisis Games

We ran another playtest of Climate Crisis last Sunday. The game covered the years 2025-2030 and the USA, EU, Russia and China were played along with two global corporations and of course the United Nations. The good news is that predicted temperature increase by 2100 was bought down from 3 degrees to 2 degrees. The bad news was that the Americas were not a great place to be due to famines and local wars caused by unprecedented droughts and the first recorded category 6 storm. Still, the US was functioning economically (although the national guard were very busy). Russia and China became the dominant world economies and the President of Russia proudly sailed the oceans in his Hydrogen powered super yacht. Well done all! ... See MoreSee Less

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7 months ago

Crisis Games

16 players attempted to solve the Climate Crisis at the Millenium Library in Norwich yesterday as part of International Games Day.

Despite getting of to a rocky start (climate protests in Europe shut down major cities) the players created an economic boom (and narrowly avoided a global credit crunch). With guidance from the hard-working United Nations Team global corporations decided to work together to provide technological solutions to climate issues and a raft of green taxes started to bring carbon emmissions into line. China and India introduced plans to massivly reduce their reliance on coal fired power plants and Brazil stopped deforestation and switched from cattle ranching to crop production (all with the support of the richer nations).

There was a war in North Africa (footage showed the troops using Russian weapons) and the Brazilian economy faltered causing riots on the streets there - but the good news is that the world was on target to restrict global temperature rise to 2 degrees by 2100.

Well done to all!
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10 months ago

Crisis Games

We took Climate Crisis to Playful Learning at Leicester University to see what educators and academics made of it. The conference specialises in learning through games and play. We will be writing up the experience in a blog post soon. ... See MoreSee Less

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