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

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Water Games for World Water Day 2019

Water Games for World Water Day 2019

SDG 6 focuses on the task to “ensure availability of water for all”, but around 183 million of the global population lacks basic drinking water services.
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Exploring the complexities of migration in Bury me, my Love with The Pixel Hunt

Exploring the complexities of migration in Bury me, my Love with The Pixel Hunt

The term migration comprises a wide variety of movements and situations that involve people from all backgrounds and walks of life.
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Combining SDG 4 and SDG 8 in the game box Ökonopoly with ALWIS Saarland

Combining SDG 4 and SDG 8 in the game box Ökonopoly with ALWIS Saarland

Why not combine both SDG 4 and SDG 8 in a playful experience for students to learn about economic aspects? The Ökonopoly does exactly that.
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The Nordic Way

The Nordic way – How to discover the joy of learning via a game-based approach

How can we follow the Nordic way and immerse students in playful learning?To answer this question, I decided to interview the developers of the New Shores.
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New Games

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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Ökonopoly

Ökonopoly

Decent Work and Economic Growth. Analog game with tokens and cards. 2 hours. Five economic experiments with themes ranging from price setting in a market to trading between nations.
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Tradeoff!

Tradeoff!

Various. Board-game. 1-2 hours. Determine where to place new develops to place new develops to find tradeoffs between development gains and ecosystem service losses.
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Once upon a tile

Once Upon A Tile

Sustainable Cities and Communities. Mobile game. 2 hours. Manage an evolving world by matching resource tiles and generating new results and products.
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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

Water Games for World Water Day 2019

Water Games for World Water Day 2019

SDG 6 focuses on the task to “ensure availability of water for all”, but around 183 million of the global population lacks basic drinking water services.
Read More
Exploring the complexities of migration in Bury me, my Love with The Pixel Hunt

Exploring the complexities of migration in Bury me, my Love with The Pixel Hunt

The term migration comprises a wide variety of movements and situations that involve people from all backgrounds and walks of life.
Read More
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.
Read More
Ökonopoly

Ökonopoly

Decent Work and Economic Growth. Analog game with tokens and cards. 2 hours. Five economic experiments with themes ranging from price setting in a market to trading between nations.
Read More