Invasion of the Energy Monsters: A Spooky Game About Saving Energy

Michael Stephen Horn, Amartya Banerjee

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We present a cooperative tabletop game called Invasion of the Energy Monsters designed to encourage entire families to reflect on how to use energy at home and to think about implications for global environmental sustainability. After briefly reviewing related work, we outline our design principles, describe our game, and share preliminary findings from playtesting sessions with families in their homes.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages7
StatePublished - 2016
EventGames+Learning+Society Conference 12 - UW Union South, Madison, WI, United States
Duration: Aug 17 2016Aug 19 2016


ConferenceGames+Learning+Society Conference 12
Abbreviated titleGLS 12
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMadison, WI
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