Meaningful Play 2016 at Michigan State University

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TitleGreenie - Alternative Transportation Means for a More Sustainable Environment through a Serious Game
Presenter(s)Lydia Sidhom, Slim Abdennadher and Fatema Gabr
SessionTransformational Games
TimeFriday, October 21, 10:30a-11:30a
LocationMSU Room
FormatPaper Presentation
DescriptionThe ultimate goal of sustainable development is to improve the quality of life of a society and the world while ensuring the integrity of the life support systems. This affects the life of all humans from one generation to the other as well as our planet. This work has a twofold purpose which is to reduce the traffic congestion and meanwhile increase the public environmental awareness through a serious game. The purpose of the game presented here is to raise people's awareness about the problem of traffic congestion and how it affects the environment and themselves. Moreover, it aims at introducing them to alternative transportation means other than using the car, and measuring the change in their behavior towards their transportation after playing the game.
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