“Change makers don’t understand games; game makers don’t understand change”

Dr. Joost Vervoort from the faculty of Geosciences has just uploaded an opinion piece about the current state of interaction between policy makers, activists and game developers. Being involved as a researcher in the ANTICIPLAY project and currently in STRATEGIES has made him realize that there is a “huge rift” between these parties. That is why he calls for these parties to “step into each other’s worlds”, as he elaborates with for example anecdotes from teaching students and some examples of recent sustainability focused games, where activist organisations work together with game developers to create wonderful sustainability-focused serious games. The full article can be found HERE.