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Meltdown – the first game that melts

March 9, 2013 at 6:07 by Tim Comments

From Germany comes a nice real-life gamification of a big problem: global warming. GEOlino, a science magazine for children, wanted its young readers to experience the effects of global warming. Not with lots of dry theory, but in a child-oriented way. They created MELTDOWN – the first board game that melts.

The aim of the game is to take a polar bear family from the permanent ice floes to safety on the mainland. It’s a race against time, as the way leads across real, slowly melting ice floes, which children can make themselves with the accompanying mould, a bit of water and a freezer compartment. Get in touch with the makers of the game on the Meltdown site.

 

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