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Visit the Games4Sustainability blog and get inspired by stories of sustainability professionals, academics and organizations that applied social simulations and games in their areas of activity.

Browse the Gamepedia and find a perfect match for your needs from among 100+ games and simulations arranged by the Sustainable Development Goals.

Games4Sustainability platform is a guide to making your sustainability message more compelling and accessible by employing games and social simulations.

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Using social simulations to turn business ostriches into lions in the strive towards a sustainable economy

Using social simulations to turn business ostriches into lions in the strive towards a sustainable economy

When faced with the impending disaster of climate change, we can either adopt the policy of an ostrich, a fox, or a lion. An ostrich pretends nothing is happening. A fox only cares for itself and furthers its interests by way of deceit. A lion takes responsibility for the entire animal kingdom and deals with the problem head-on.
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Confrontations and discussions for Disaster Risk Reduction governance

Confrontations and discussions for Disaster Risk Reduction governance

DRR is about making political choices to reduce disasters. It's also about defining priorities, stakeholders’ roles and attributing limited budgets.
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How to Enhance Social and Emotional Learning. Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

How to Enhance Social and Emotional Learning through Games

Classroom-based learning is one of the main ways to teach children emotional and social skills. Technology is changing the way we earn things today.
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Experiencing the making of climate policies with CliMates

Experiencing the making of climate policies with CliMates

“You are never too small to make a difference.” - are the words of Greta Thunberg, who started to go on school strike to protest against the inaction with regard to the climate crisis which is ahead of us.
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New Games

Ruritania Game

Ruritania Game

Cultural heritage. Board game. 3-4 hours. Ruritania Game illuminates the interconnections between various aspects of rural regeneration.
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Save the Future

Save the Future

Online. 1.5 hours. Make social and business choices balancing short-term goals with long-term consequences on your country and the world.
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DisCoord

DisCoord – The Disaster Coordination game

Politics of disaster risk reduction. Board game. 3 hours. Make individual and joint policy choices for the sustainable management of rural communities.
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Bury me, my love

Bury me, my Love

Reduced Inequalities. Mobile game. 2 hours and more. Help a fictional Syrian migrant through an online chat as she flees Syria and tries to reach Europe.
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P.I.P.E.S. (Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation)

P.I.P.E.S.

Clean water. 2 hours. The Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation recreates features of an American system with aging infrastructure.
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Laudato Si

Laudato Si

Biodiversity. Board game. 30-60 minutes. In the Laudato Si game the players receive, for communal management, a beautiful, green forest.
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New Shores

New Shores: a Game for Democracy

Climate change. Democracy. Online game. More than 2 hours. New Shores is an multiplayer game that takes players on a quest to settle on a green island.
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The World's Future

The World’s Future

Social simulation. 5-6 hours. 11-44 players. THE WORLD’S FUTURE game is an interactive role-playing simulation game which enables players to face the great challenges of our time.
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Nexus Game

Nexus Game

Energy. Simulation. Water and energy. 2 hours and more. The Nexus Game gives participants a unique opportunity to get an insight into managing the water needs of energy production.
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Latest Entries

Ruritania Game

Ruritania Game

Cultural heritage. Board game. 3-4 hours. Ruritania Game illuminates the interconnections between various aspects of rural regeneration.
Read More
Using social simulations to turn business ostriches into lions in the strive towards a sustainable economy

Using social simulations to turn business ostriches into lions in the strive towards a sustainable economy

When faced with the impending disaster of climate change, we can either adopt the policy of an ostrich, a fox, or a lion. An ostrich pretends nothing is happening. A fox only cares for itself and furthers its interests by way of deceit. A lion takes responsibility for the entire animal kingdom and deals with the problem head-on.
Read More
Save the Future

Save the Future

Online. 1.5 hours. Make social and business choices balancing short-term goals with long-term consequences on your country and the world.
Read More
DisCoord

DisCoord – The Disaster Coordination game

Politics of disaster risk reduction. Board game. 3 hours. Make individual and joint policy choices for the sustainable management of rural communities.
Read More