Blog Action Day: Climate Change Serious Games
The issues particular to a Climate Change serious game are usually global warming related. Commonly included are CO2 emissions and the emission of other greenhouse gases, the melting of the polar ice caps, global sea-level rise, natural disasters and massive changes to lifestyles caused by global warming.
The primary objective, universal to climate change Serious Games, is to develop the player's familiarity and knowledge on the issue of global warming.
Another objective is to make the player aware of the challenges and obstacles that are faced when addressing global warming.
Occasionally, the games encourage players to develop ideas and solutions to global warming, e.g. World Without Oil
LogiCity is a game set in a 3D virtual city where players are set the task of reducing the carbon footprint of an average resident. As players work their way through the game they will pick up information about Climate Change, and some of the main ways in which everyone is currently contributing to the emissions of the main greenhouse gas (CO2) that causes Climate Change.