Climate Crisis - a megagame

Climate Crisis - a megagame

Posted on behalf of Crisis Games

Can you help solve the Climate Crisis? In this game players take part as teams representing nations, global corporations and the United Nations. The aim of the game is to bring predicted climate change to 2 degrees or lowerl. Nations must also consider their economy and the geo-political situation, while corporations must bear in mind the concerns of their shareholders.

If you enjoy Risk or other strategic boardgames, or you want to practice your negotiation skills, or you just want to be president or prime minister for a day (well, an afternoon) then come along and play.

The game has a serious intent as well. By playing you will gain insight into the difficulties of climate change negotiations and policy-making.


What is a megagame?

Megagames are exciting, social game events in which the participants are organised into teams. Simple game mechanics encourage player interaction and the game runs to a strict timetable.

Do I need to study any rules or background before the game?

The game mechanics are very simple to pick up on the day of the game and any background material is also brief and can be easily absorbed on the day, so there are no requirements to do any reading or research before the game. In addition, there will be a tutorial about the major mechanics of the game before the game begine. Having said that, we are happy to send any game material out to players before the game if they request it.  

Is there an age limit to enter the event?

In general, the minumum age limit is 18 years of age. However, the game does not contain themes or images that would be unsuitable for young adults. For players younger than 18 we have to be satisfied that they will be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult throughout the day. If you are reserving tickets for someone who is below 18 please contact us so that we can confirm with you that they will accompanied by a guardian throughout the event.

What restrictions on accessibilty does the venue have?

The venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Please contact us if you have accessibility requirements.

Is food availble at the venue?

Food is NOT available at the venue.

Can I bring alcohol to the event?

NO. Any guests consuming alcohol at the event will be asked to leave.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


09 Nov 2019 at 1:00pm
until 09 Nov 2019 at 4:00pm
Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library

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