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Do you want to use a sustainability-themed game in your activities?

Find a perfect match for your needs from among 100+ games and simulations.

Narrow your search by filtering the games by the UN Sustainable Development Goals or use the advanced search for more options.

Game of Floods
Game of Floods

Sustainable cities and communities. Clean Water and Sanitation. Board Game. 1 hour. In the Game of Floods, players take into their hands a future of a hypothetical Marin Island.

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Hazagora

Cities and Communities. Social Simulation. 2 hours and more. In the Hazagora players become the inhabitants of a volcanic island. They are faced with a risk of a disaster that can occur at any given time.

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River Basin Game

Responsible Consumption and Production. Clean Water. 2 hours and more. In the River Basin Game, players become farmers whose main goal is to increase their income to maintain the wellbeing of their families.

MIT CleanStart
MIT CleanStart: Simulating a Clean Energy Startup

Clean Energy. PC Simulation. 1-3 hours. Renewable energy startup simulation about business processes.

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.

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.

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.

ECO
Eco

Society and environment. Online game. 2 hours and more. Build a civilization in a simulated ecosystem. Education about environmental impact and collaboration.

Urban Climate Architect
UrbanClimateArchitect

Sustainable city building. Flash game. 15-30 min. Build your own city, avoid environmental pollution and reflect on the impact on the climate. Education about urban climate for teenagers and young adults.

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.

Gifts of Culture
Gifts of Culture

Cities and communities. Simulation. Floods and Culture. 1-2 hours. Gifts of Culture is a board game role-playing simulation of a diverse cultural community. It allows players to experience how cultural differences can lead to troubles but at the same time they can also be helpful.

Catan: Oil Springs
Catan: Oil Springs

Oil. Board game. 30 - 60 minutes. Catan: Oil Springs is one of the expansions to the popular game Settlers of Catan.

Lords of the Valley
Lords of the Valley the board game (Wladcy Doliny)

Biodiversity. Board game. 2 hours and more. Role-playing simulation board game that takes place in the valley of the river exposed to unexpected droughts and floods.

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Flood Resilience Game

Water and Sanitation. Board game. Role-playing game. 2 hours and more. Experience, explore, and learn about the flood risk and resilience of communities in river valleys.

Food Import Folly
Food Import Folly

Food security. Supply Chain. Flash game. 15-30 minutes. Take on the role of the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) inspectors in a world of increasingly numerous food imports and increasingly unmanageable risk.

SPENT
SPENT

Poverty. Homelessness. Browser game. 15-30 minutes. SPENT is an online game about poverty and the challenges it brings forth for each and every person.

Energy Transition Game
Energy Transition Game

Energy. Policy exercise. Simulation. 2 hours and more. The Energy Transition Game puts players in roles of various actors in the transition process.

McDonald Vdeo Game
McDonald’s Video Game

Sustainable Consumption and Production. PC and Mac. 1-2hours. McDonald’s Videogame shows players that food-focused corporations' negative impact on modern society, environment and health is born from rising demand for products created by consumers themselves.

Phone story
Phone Story

Sustainable economic growth. Mobile. 15-30 minutes. Depressing ironical story criticizing electronic gadgets supply chain.

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Sustainable Delta

Water management. Policy exercise. 2 hours and more. Develop a sustainable water management plan for a river delta.

Darfur is Dying
Darfur is Dying

Water. Refugees. Flash game. 15-30 minutes. Darfur is Dying is a narrative-based simulation game, where player takes a role of a displaced Darfurian living in a refugee camp.

AWQUA
AWQA Water

Water. Water pollution. Flash game. 30-60 minutes. During the games, users will learn how lake health is closely related to the concentration of the nutrients phosphorous and nitrogen in the water.

Evacuation Challenge Game
Evacuation Challenge Game

Cities and Communities. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Players, not knowing the obstacles that awaits them, transform into citizens and rescue team members

The Game of Urban Renewal
The Game of Urban Renewal

Cities and Communities. City renewal. Board Game. 2 hours and more. The Game of Urban Renewal gives players the opportunity to take a part in complete transformation of the city.

Nver Alone
Never Alone

Cities and communities. Platform. 2 hours and more. Embark on a mission to save your people from eternal blizzard and learn about native Alaskan's stories and customs.

Climate-Poker
Climate-Poker

Climate change. Climate negotiations. Card game. 30-60 minutes. Join forces with other players to organize climate negotiations for climate agreements.

Do we have a deal?
Do we have a deal?

Government and Justice. Shadow dynamics. Card game. 30-60 minutes. Do we have a deal? is a card game created in order to study shadow dynamics and corruption mechanics.

Sheriff of Nottingham
Sheriff of Nottingham

Negotiations. Board game. 30-60 minutes. Become merchant and try to build your wealth by selling and smuggling goods in the city ruled by corrupt Sheriff.

Article 27
Article 27: The UN Security Council Game

Partnership. Negotiations Board-game. 1-2 hours. Article 27: The UN Security Council Game is a game focusing  on decision-making process in UN Security Council.

Climtae Health Impact
Climate Health Impact

Health issues. Flash game. 1-2 hours. Reduce negative outcomes of the diseases spread throughout the world in the last 100 years because of the climate change.

Oil God
The Arcade Wire: Oil God

Oil. Flash game. Strategy. Less than 15 minutes. Manipulate the whole world with your godly powers: bring on natural disasters, wars, destroy governments and the world economy to change the oil's price.

Echo Chains
EcoChains: Arctic Crisis

Ecosystem. Food chains. Card game. Multiplayer. 30-60 minutes. EcoChains: Arctic Crisis is a fun card game which takes players to the amazing world of the Arctic.

Earth: A Primer
Earth: A Primer

Environment. Mobile game. Simulation. 1-2 hours. An interactive science book in which you can discover how Earth works.

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Polar Eclipse

Climate change. Board Game. Multiplayer. 30-60 minutes. Players choose the best way to protecting their chosen animal.

Forest@Risk
Forest@Risk

Disaster risk. Mobile and PC. Multiplayer. 1-2 hours. Interactive online game that introduces players to the sustainable management of natural resources, and how important are internal agreements and trust in order to achieve this goal. Strategic and leadership skills.

About that Forest
About That Forest

Biodiversity. Mobile and PC. Multiplayer. 1-2 hours. Participants take the role of people living in the forest. Strategic and leadership skills.

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Climate Game

Biodiversity. Mobile and PC. Multiplayer. 1-2 hours. Climate Game is an interactive online game that sets you on a quest to conquer a virgin island covered by green trees and thick forests. Strategic and leadership skills.

Cities Skyline
Cities: Skylines

Peace and justice. PC game. Strategy. 2 hours and more. Cities: Skylines is an interesting computer simulation game focusing on city building and management.

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Plainsopoly (State of Plains)

Biodiversity. Board game. Simulation. 30-60 minutes. Simulation of land use, where players face difficult questions on the topic. Training in decision making and policy making process.

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Computer Waste Policy Simulation

Cities and communities. Policy exercise. Simulation. 2 hours and more. The main goal of the simulation is to reform country’s waste policy. Training material for politicians and environmental and industry representatives, students.

SimPachamama
SimPachamama

Biodiversity. PC game. Simulation. 2 hours and more. Game to reduce deforestation and make policy maintaining happy and developed society without biodegradation. Education in policy making process and pro-envirormental model of governing.

PeaceMaker
PeaceMaker

Peace and justice. Simulation. 30-60 minutes. The game gives players a chance to play as Israeli and Palestinian leaders and work for balance and mutual understanding between nations. Education in policy making process and decision-making under uncertainity.

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World Climate

Climate change. Policy exercise. Simulation. 2 hours and more. Simulation which enables the participants to find out how their decisions affect on the global climate system in real time. Training in simulationa and decision making.

Forest Rules
Forest Rules

Sustainable consumption. Browser-based. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Decision game that recreates dilemmas connected with harvesting common-pool resources. Workshops and courses connected with the idea of sustainable management of common-pool resources.

A Common Dilemma
A Common Dilemma

Sustainable consumption. Browser-based. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Decision game that recreates dilemmas connected with harvesting common-pool resources. Workshops and courses connected with the idea of sustainable management of common-pool resources.

Lords of the Valley
Lords of the Valley

Biodiversity. Mobile and PC. Multiplayer. 2 hours and more. Role-playing simulation game that takes place in the valley of the river exposed to unexpected droughts and floods. Training in risk management, strategy development, decision making, conflict resolution, collaboration.

Civilization
Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game

Policy making process. Strategy. 2 hours and more. Players can build an entire civilization from scratch and observe the evolution of economy, culture, and military. Training in decision making process.

Settlers of the Green Future
Settlers of the Green Future

Environmental policy. Board game. 1-2 hours. Players set off on a journey to make the future of our planet Earth GREEN. Training in decision making, policy making process.

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Marine Spatial Planning challenge 2050

Policy making process. Simulation. 1-2 hours. The Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Challenge 2050 is a computer simulation-game focused on maritime spatial planning.

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Corruption (Denounce!)

Shadow dynamics. Card-driven. 1-2 hours. Corruption (Denounce!) lets players experience dynamics of corruption but with a twist.. Great for anti-corruption workshop.

Intrigue
Intrigue

Shadow dynamics. Board game. About 30-60 minutes. Game about manipulation and intrigue. Usefull in negotiation training.

Junta
Junta

Shadow dynamics. Board game. 2 hours and more. Game about Junta dynamics and power abuse. Great for decision making, negotiation and bluffing training.

Hurricane strike!
Hurricane Strike!

Disaster prepardness. PC game. 1-2 hours. The game focuses on important and possibly life-saving safety and preparedness skills in face of hurricane. Educational material for schools.

StarPower
StarPower

Power abuse. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Behavior of human beings in a system that naturally stratifies them economically or politically. Training material for NGOs, Government or local administration employees.

Nomic
Nomic

Decision-making. Dice game. 2 hours and more. Game about creating your own rules. Training in management, decision making process, legal reasoning, legaslative drafting.

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MoPoS — A Monetary Policy Simulation Game

Monetary policy. Simulation. 2 hours and more. Players act out the role of a central bank in a simple virtual economy. Education in monetary policy making, training in planning and decision making process.

Government in Action
Government in Action

Politics. PC game. 2 hours and more. Government in Action is an online multiplayer game where players can develop US policy by acting as Congressmen. Education in US policy.

corruption
Corruption

Shadow dynamics. Card game. About 30-60 minutes. This game lets players become construction company owners who bribe various government officials for lucrative building contracts.

Tammany Hall
Tammany Hall

Shadow dynamics. Board game. 2 hours or more. Become mayor and control Tammany Hall. Training in negotiation, decision making process.

Energy City
Energy City

Energy policy. PC game. About 15-30 minutes. In the Energy City the player takes on the role of policy maker in the world where non-renewable resources  are in a short supply.

Economia
ECONOMIA

Monetary policy. PC game. About 15-30 minutes. Take part in the monetary policy making process. Education in monetary policy.

NationStates
NationStates

Policy making process. Online game. 2 hours and more. Create your own nation and dictate its politics. Training in policy making process.

Ars Agendi
Ars Regendi

Policy making process. Online game. 2 hours and more. Build successfull policy and survive as a regent of your own state. Education in policy making process.

Cyber Nations
Cyber Nations

Policy making process. Online game. 2 hours and more. Cyber Nations is a free browser-based nation simulation game. Education in policy making process.

Disaster Master
Disaster Master

Disaster management. Board game. About 30-60 minutes. The game helps players to understand what a natural disaster is and what actions can be taken to reduce the impact of disasters. Education material.

Corruptopolis
Corruptopolis

Shadow dynamics. Board game. About 30-60 minutes. The policy of the country is strained constantly, day after day, by systematic corruption that seems to be here to stay. Educational material.

Dominare
Dominare

Shadow dynamics. Board game. 1-2 hours. Dominare is a struggle for dominance and power. Training in decision-making.

Diplomacy board game
Diplomacy

Strategy. Board game. 2 hours and more. Each player controls the armed forces of a major European power. Negotiation training.

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Inside the Haiti Earthquake

Disaster management. Flash game. About 15-30 minutes. First-person simulation based on a documentary footage from Haiti. Training for aid workers and jounalists.

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Lie, Cheat & Steal

Shadow dynamics. Board game. It focuses on elections but unlike most political simulations, the game uses true political methods of vote buying, libel and under the table deals to advance to office. Education on shadow dynamics and dynamics of the elections.

Leaky World
Leaky World

Shadow dynamics. Flash game. Less than 15 minutes. Playable version of the essay "Conspiracy as Governance" by Julian Assange. Education on conspiracy and shadow politics.

Here comes Troika
HERE COMES TROIKA

Shadow dynamics. Card game. About 30-60 minutes. Satire on dynamics of power and power abuse in democratic country politics. Lessons on the importance of money in the contemporary politics.

Oiligarchy
Oiligarchy

Shadow dynamics. Flash game. About 30-60 minutes. Find new resources and become the oligarch of the new petroleum era. Learning about pros and cons of petroleum era.

Disaster Dynamics
Disaster Dynamics: Hurricane Landfall

Disaster management. PC game. About 30-60 minutes. The game focuses on urban development and land use planning in a coastal community exposed to hurricanes and other storm hazards. Training sessions for a local community and local administration employees.

Anti-money Laundering
Anti Money Laundering

Money laundering. PC game. 1-2 hours. Serious game about money laundering and what role it plays in problems such as financial crime. Training the staff of financial institutions.

politics and corruption
Politics and Corruption

Shadow dynamics. Card game. About 30-60 minutes. U.S Congress and connection between money and politics. Education in American Politics.

Papers, please
Papers, please

Moral issues. PC game. 2 hours and more. Player plays as official at Grestin Border Checkpoint in fictional communist country Arstotzka. Learning about life under communist dictature.

Bosai King
Bosai King

Disaster management. Card game. About 30-60 minutes. Battle card game that gives knowledge and wisdom on how to respond to hazards by playing the game. Children education in disaster management and preparedness.

Landopoly
Landopoly

Environmental policy. Board game. 2 hours and more. Environmental and social influence on the regional economy and economy as a whole. Training in cooperation.

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Bitten!

Decision-making. Card game. 2 hours and more. Card-passing game consisting of two teams of players, the Humans and the Mosquitoes. Training in collaboration and education on health issues.

Be a hero
Be a Hero… build a kit!

Disaster preparedness. Flash game. 15-30 minutes. Players go through different locations to find what they need for an emergency kit. Children education.

Supervolcano
The supervolcano game

Disaster management. Flash game. About 15-30 minutes. Handle a disaster in the fictional Mount Spur. Training for threatened area communities.

What if?
What If?

Disaster management. Flash game. Less than 15 minutes. The game to engage young people in raising their awareness in emergency situation. Educational material for children.

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Shaping your Shelter: A game on post-disaster reconstruction of homes

Disaster management. Simulation. About 30-60 minutes. The game was designed to emphasized a situation of affected by disaster people and safe building methods with limited time, funds and materials. Training material for endangered local communities and their authorities.

Natural Disaster
Natural disaster

Disaster management. Card game. About 15-30 minutes. A game that gives players many opportunities to have fun while learning about natural disasters and disaster management. Educational material for children and students.

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Master of Disaster

Disaster management. Card-driven. About 30-60 minutes. Survive random disasters as they appear in the Scenario deck. Educational material for children and students.

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Flood Control Game

Water control. Board game. 30-60 minutes. The goal of the game is to help regional governmental bodies communicate better and let them practice making decisions under stress and based on conflicting information. Education in flood preparedness.

Evacuation
Evacuation board game

Disaster management. Board game. About 30-60 minutes. Simplified picture of traffic management during an evacuation. Children education in extreme event preparations. Children education in extreme event preparations.

Catchment Detox
Catchment Detox

Water control. Flash game. 30-60 minutes. Players have to figure out how to be successful in managing a river catchment and creating a sustainable and thriving economy. Workshops about water contol.

Decisions
Decisions for the Decade

Climate change. Simulation. About 30-60 minutes. The game supports conventional ways of understanding key aspects of long-term investments under incertitude. The game can be useful to a wide range of stakeholders affected by long-term climate risks.

FloodSim
FloodSim

Water control. PC game. About 30-60 minutes. Control of flood policy in the UK for three years. Educational material in schools, universities, training for employees (government, insurer or NGO).

WindFall
WindFall

Renewable resources. Flash game. 15-30 minutes. Build wind farms to cre­ate clean energy. Materials on renewable resouces.

Paying for Predictions
Paying for Predictions

Climate policy. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Make individual and collective decisions, with consequences as Red Cross Red Cresent workers who face changing risks. The game illustrates potential and limitations of seasonal forecasts for the humanitarian sector.

Disaster hero
Disaster Hero

Disaster preparedness. Flash game. Abut 30-60 minutes. The overall goal of the game is to ensure that players know what to do before, during, and after a disaster. Children education in disaster management, emphasis is placed on three steps – make a plan, get a kit, and be informed.

Sai Fah
Sai Fah! The Flood fighter!

Disaster preparedness. Smartphone game. About 30-60 minutes. Guide a child called Sai Fah through typical scenarios that arise during floods as he tries to find his mother. Training in improving awareness level.

Fish game
The Fish Game

Enivironmental policy. Flash game. Less than 15 minutes. Use of a lake’s common resources. Teaches how to use environmental sustainably.

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Triage

Disaster management. Board game. 1-2 hours. Evacuation of the citizens from natural disasters happening across the entire map. Educational materials.

Weather Or Not
Weather or not

Climate change. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Decision making team game which actively encourages in depth discussion about the uncertainty of weather forecasts and future projected climate change. Materials for schools and universities or training for NGOs employees.

Riskland
Riskland

Disaster preparedness. Board game. Less than 15 minutes. The game deals with disaster prevention. Educational materials in school or kindergarten.

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Upstream-Downstream

Climate change. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Upstream-Downstream focuses on climate-related information in decision-making at the community level. Decision-making training.

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Climate and Gender game

Gender. Simulation. About 30-60 minutes. Dialogue on the different vulnerabilities of women and men facing climate variability and change. Decision-making training.

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Story Go Round

Disaster management. Storytelling. About 30-60 minutes. Storytelling as a way of approaching disaster management and process of decision-making. Educating decision-making in face of the disaster.

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Stop Disasters!

Disaster management. PC game. About 15-30 minutes. Plan and construct a safer environment, assess the disaster risk for the environmental disaster hazards, while attempting to limit the damage when natural hazards strike. Children education on disaster management.

Greenwood
Information meeting about evacuation plan Greenwood

Disaster management. Simulation. About 30-60 minutes. Process of evacuation and the preparation of an evacuation, without having to read all the information on the subject individually. Children education in extreme event preparations.

Ready
Ready!

Disaster preparedness. Simulation. About 30-60 minutes. Topic of disaster preparedness and disaster risk reduction in a real-case scenarios.

Plan it Green!
Plan It Green: The Big Switch

Environmental policy. Online game. About 15-30 minutes. Design and create your own energy-efficient city of the future.

My sust house
My Sust House Games

Enivironmental policy. Flash game. About 15-30 minutes. Different aspects of sustainable house development and sustainable town plan­ning. Materials for children education.

My2050
My 2050

Global warming. Flash game. About 15-30 minutes. Choose between different technologies and policy options, from increasing solar power and reducing the use of coal, to asking the citizens to simply turn down the central heating. Educational material in schools, universities.

Magnitude
Magnitude

Disaster management. Board game. About 30-60 minutes. The role disaster risk management plays in a nation’s development. Materials for conferences, for students.

Florima
Florima

Disaster management. Board game. 30-60 minutes. Insight into the tensions that play a role in flood risk management by having them experience some of those tensions.

Floodwise
Flood-Wise

Water control. 1-2 hours.Flood- Wise is a simulation game about the transboundary flood risk. Issues that may arise if transboundary flood risks need to be managed.

Extreme events
Extreme Event Game: Coastal City

Disaster management. 1-2 hours. In Extreme Event Game players must work together to help their neighbors stay safe and send resources where they are needed most.

Energy Hog
Energy Hog

Energy. 15-30 minutes. Energy Hog is set of minigames for children that aims at teach­ing them how to con­serve energy. Children education in energy conserving.

Earth Girl
Earth Girl Game

Disaster preparedness. Flash game. About 15-30 minutes. Fight to preserve the balance between human communities and nature. Educational material to school.

Dwelling near the ditch
Dwelling near the ditch

Urban waste management. 2 hours and more. Urban waste management and its impact on water control. Education in urban waste management in context of climate change.

Dissolving disasters
Dissolving Disasters

Disaster risk.1-2 hours. Become donors or subsistence farmers and face changing risks. Decision making under uncertainty, role of donors in humanitarian work.

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Disaster in my backyard

Disaster management. Simulation. 2 hours and more. Manage the information flow, organize the response and assist the affected population during extreme events.

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Disarming Disasters

Disaster risk. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Take on a role of a subsistence farmer who has to choose to prepare for flood or for drought. The game is a great tool for training.

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Disaster Imagination Game

Disaster management. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Disaster drill based on the know-how of the Commanding Post Exercises of the JSDF, it uses maps and transparent overlay.

CEO2
CEO2

Environmental policy. Less than 15 minutes. The game puts the player in charge of strategic decision making as the CEO of different companies in years 2010-2030.

Can you keep the Earth in balance
Can You Keep the Earth in Balance?

Climate change. Flash game. Less than 15 minutes. Usually charming quiz helps you to learn new facts as well as to test prior knowledge. Learning Earth sciences.

Broken Cities
Broken cities

Enivironmental policy. Simulation. 1-2 hours. Compete for the top place among all landlords in a city. Training in making 'green decisions'.

Before the storm
Before the Storm

Disaster management. 1-2 hours. Participants, split up into groups, are given a series of weather forecasts laid out at 10 days, 48 hours, and 12-hour intervals.

BBC Climate Challenge
BBC Climate Challenge

Climate change. Simulation. 30-60 minutes. Act as the leader of the European Union and select policies until the year 2100 to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

aqua republica
Aqua Republica

Climate policy. 1-2 hours. The world mechanics are explained via the “Breaking News” which are displayed to the player. Promoting sustainable resources management.

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ARC (Africa Risk Capacity)

Disaster. 1-2 hours. Investments and insurance in planning for disasters the governments consider and the choices they must make. Preparing for the disasters.

3rd world farmer
3rd World Farmer

Poverty. About 30-60 minutes. Manage an African farm and confront the difficulties like poverty and conflict. Prelude to the discussion about 3rd world hardships.

Green&Great
Green&Great

Business. Browser-based. 1-2 hours. Green&Great game in which players assume the roles of managers of large consulting firms. Workshop or company internal training.