Sim Sweatshop

“You are invited to enter the world of the sports shoe maker. Your wage will be $6.05 for a full days work. A standard working here is 12 hours. Work hard and you will be paid your full wage. If you make a mistake you will be punished accordingly.” – Sim Sweatshop

BioHarmonious

“BioHarmonious makes the player responsible for the fate of two interconnected planets.  The Manufactured Planet, a place of clockwork machinery and choking smog, is on the verge of collapse, and its sister planet, the lush and diverse Natural Planet, will die along with it unless something is done.  Through a process of “bioharmony,” scientists from the Manufactured Planet are able to integrate the flora and fauna of the Natural Planet into their machines to improve the environment of their home world.” – BioHarmonius

Against All Odds

“Developed by UNHCR…Against All Odds is about the global refugee experience from the time people are forced to leave their countries of origin to the beginning of their new life abroad.” – Against All Odds Related Links “Against All Odds. Got the guts to play refugee?” – Youth-Leader.org Curator: Alice Bao

Mission: Migration

“In the spring and the fall, many birds fly long distances in search of food, water, shelter and space: the same basic things that you need to survive…In this game you will try to help your flock migrate safely by learning how choices you make each and every day around your home, school, and neighborhood can affect the fate of these migrating birds – in both positive and negative ways. ” – Mission: Migration

Quest For Oil

“Maersk takes you on a quest for one of today’s most indispensable resources – oil. You will go on a subsurface journey, exploring the underground and getting to the heart of one of the world’s most vital and challenging business.” – Quest For Oil

Ayiti: The Cost of Life

“Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a web-based, role-playing video game in which the player assumes the roles of family members living in rural Haiti. At the start of the game, the player chooses a main goal for his/her family: achieve education, make money, stay healthy, or maintain happiness. During the course of the game, the player encounters unexpected events and must make many decisions that contribute to or detract from achieving the chosen goal.” – Ayiti: The Cost of Life

Energy City

“Imagine a world where non-renewable resources, such as coal and oil, are in short supply! What can we do now to prepare for this future event? In this JASON Digital Lab, you will create a new energy portfolio for a city. Research new sources of energy and take another look at renewable and inexhaustible sources that were once considered “alternative” such as sunlight and wind. If you can help your city move forward into the future, you’ll be featured on our competitive leaderboards!” – Energy City

Smog City 2

“Using an interactive air pollution simulator to control the air quality in Smog City 2, you can see how individual choices, environmental factors, and different types of land use affect air pollution. In Smog City 2 you are in charge – so whether your visit is a healthy or unhealthy experience depends on the decisions that you make. ” – Smog City 2

3rd World Farmer

“In the game, the player gets to manage an African farm and is soon confronted with the difficult choices that poverty and conflict can cause. As a farm and family management game it has an emotional impact on many players because usually these types of games play out in much easier settings, where it’s always possible…