Evacuation Challenge Game

Evacuation Challenge Game

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The game presents challenges connected with disaster response and evacuation during the disaster (in this case – zombie apocalypse!) in diverse culturally and linguistically environment. Participants take on the roles of citizens and rescue team members, but unbeknownst to them, the road to the safety won’t be easy!


Moderator prepares the room for the game, space, and materials for all participants.

Moderator places “Evacuations Signs” somewhere inside or outside the room.

The moderator introduces the game to the players without spoiling its premise.

Moderator distributes envelopes with game materials.

Moderator announces the start of the game. Players read instructions and act accordingly.

After scheduled time game ends and moderator starts debriefing.


Disaster response and evacuation during the disaster.


Players understand problems connected with language barriers during risk situations.

Players understand problems encountered by people with disabilities.

Players learn about problems connected to evacuation in multicultural and multilinguistic environment.

Players realise importance of cooperation and communication.

Players train their decision making and communication skills.


Evacuation Challenge Game was created as a part of the EDUCEN project. The EDUCEN project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 653874.


Free for non-comercial purpose.

Number of players

more than 10 players

Number of moderators

1 moderator


1-2 hours


instructions (in the corresponding number of participants) – the instructions will be soon downloadable from the Games4Sustainability Analog Games Platform!

earplugs (in a number of deaf players)

blindfolds (in a number of blind players)

envelopes for materials (in a number of participants)

evacuation sites signs (downloadable)

vests for rescuers (in a number of Rescue Team members)

tape (to mark borders of evacuation area)


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