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A “Sightseeing” Tour

By: Johanna Spreckelsen, Delphine Duvieusart, Diego Garcia and Menno Verburg

Have you ever wondered what it is like to have to navigate your surroundings while visually impaired? This city walking tour tries to bring you one step closer towards this experience. Through simulations of two different types of partial blindness, it demonstrates the importance of better adapting our cities to the needs of disabled residents … (read more)

Finding Housing in a Digital World

By: Hyejin Kim, Jop Flameling, and Yihsuan Lee

For the elderly, finding suitable housing is a struggle, because of their deteriorating health conditions, limited budget, and unfamiliarity with the digital world, which has become the main medium of house searching. In this simulation, participants are asked to search for different types of information in their quest to find adequate housing. The housing website is not as straightforward as it may seem at first glance however, hiding unexpected obstacles and pitfalls. Are you as digitally literate as you think you are? (read more)

Carrying Home to Work

By: Lindah Muturi, Allison Markowski and Lisa de Pagter

Two out of every five people in the Netherlands have experienced domestic violence in their lifetimes. One in four women have experienced Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) within the last five years. While many cases of IPV take place at home, they have serious long-lasting psychological, emotional and physical effects on the victims. This simulation aims to increase understanding of some of the side effects IPV by placing participants in a job assessment center scenario … (read more)

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Snakes and Ladders with Stakes that Matter

By: Merel Kas and Thomas Neville

Unemployment is a struggle that can overpower anyone, at any time and any place. In fact, in The Hague there are currently over 38.000 people registered as unemployed, spanning across all socio-economic groups. Inspired by the iconic game of Snakes and Ladders, Snakes and Ladders with Stakes that Matter highlights the differences in experiences of and perspectives related to unemployment in The Hague … (read more)

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Debt Lifting

By: Daan Dijksterhuis and Rachele Pesce

DEBT!!! Just seeing the word might have given you shivers. For many however, debt is not just a word read in passing; it is their reality. “Debt Lifting” is a card game that teaches you about the toll of debt through physical activity … (read more)

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Let’s Connect

By: Veerle Korsten, Kyra Dols, Stella Levin and Juul Koster

Hello, and welcome to The Hague!
In the board game “Let’s Connect,” players step into the shoes of newly-arrived status holders and try to complete The Hague’s integration track. Making acquaintances and friends, creating a social network, passing bureaucratic checkpoints: The player who completes these steps the quickest wins … (read more)

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Silent Saboteur

By: Isis Suarez Menendez and Antonia Pieper

Triggers for addiction can wear many faces. By themselves, they may not seem particularly threatening, much less life-changing. When they start to build up on each other however, they quickly turn destructive. In “Silent Saboteur,” players are asked to slip into someone else’s shoes, immersing themselves in what it means to struggle with addiction and what the build-up towards addiction may look like … (read more)