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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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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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Can we avoid the catasthrophe?

Can we avoid a catastrophe?

The IPCC report released in October 2018 is “...like getting a troubling diagnosis from your doctor.”. So what is the diagnosis? 12 years to a catastrophe.
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Companion Modelling for natural resource management with Claude Garcia

Companion Modelling for natural resource management with Claude Garcia

We had a unique opportunity to talk with Claude Garcia, who is a member of the ComMod Network and uses Companion Modelling as part of his activities.
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New Games

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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GoGoals logo

Go Goals!

Sustainable Development Goals. Board Game. 30-60 min. Go Goals! helps children understand the Sustainable Development Goals impact their lives.
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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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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

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.
Read More
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.
Read More
Can we avoid the catasthrophe?

Can we avoid a catastrophe?

The IPCC report released in October 2018 is “...like getting a troubling diagnosis from your doctor.”. So what is the diagnosis? 12 years to a catastrophe.
Read More
Companion Modelling for natural resource management with Claude Garcia

Companion Modelling for natural resource management with Claude Garcia

We had a unique opportunity to talk with Claude Garcia, who is a member of the ComMod Network and uses Companion Modelling as part of his activities.
Read More