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Digital or analog games and activities designed to promote civic engagement and awareness through play. Many of the digital games are one-off projects, and aren’t maintained over long periods of time (for example, when browsers remove support for Adobe Flash). Gamification seeks to bring elements and mechanics of gameplay to more arduous tasks, like registering to vote.

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Community Plan IT

Community PlanIt is an online game platform that fosters deliberation and civic participation in planning processes to e...

Digital Rights Monopoly

Digital Rights Monopoly is a game that reflects core digital rights issues affecting youth in marginalized regions, and offers pathways to build a healthier internet in local communities.

Quake Quiz SF

QuakeQuizSF Earthquake awareness quiz, is a fun interactive quiz that provided useful suggestions on what to do in case of an earthquake.

CityFlag

Civic engagement can take many forms and Cityflag, a mobile phone app that allows citizens to highlight and track local issues, wants to make it just a download away. Along with allowing users to post photos of infrastructure issues, Cityflag incorporates a social media tangent and mapping system where people can share infrastructure and City service […]

Race to the White House

Race to the White House was a program that used GPS technology and Geocaching to create a game to engage the public in a conversation about the presidential election and to discuss issues that were important to participating youth and their community.

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