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

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


“Players meet Expert Engineer characters and experience the great diversity of the field. Conversations with these experts and engaging interactive activities allow players to explore ways engineers design and build systems to harness renewable energy sources as alternatives to burning fossil fuels. Players take on the role of Engineers, working together designing and building energy solutions to save the world.” – Power


“RIZK takes place on an alien landscape, the objective being to grow your plant using the resources you find. How you source energy and defend your plant awakens the resident plants, which threaten your plant’s health.” – RIZK

Phone Story

“Phone Story is an educational game about the dark side of your favorite smart phone. Follow your phone’s journey around the world and fight the market forces in a spiral of planned obsolescence.” – Phone Story

Fort McMoney

“Fort McMurray, the heart of the Canadian oil industry, is the scene for a groundbreaking fusion of documentary and video game. The creators, web pioneers NFB and Arte with contributions by journalists from Sü and Le Monde, put you in their own shoes. Their mission is your mission: to unravel the interests that lurk behind the appearance of success, wealth and happiness…”

Pipe Trouble

Curator: Steve Wilcox Steve Wilcox is an assistant professor in the Game Design & Development program at Wilfrid Laurier University where he researches & creates knowledge translation games. He is also the co-founder & former editor-in-chief of First Person Scholar.