Climate Change Heroes Game


Climate Change Heroes is a game designed, written, and developed by Adeline Chang, Jacqueline Chua, & Carmina Castro; as part of the Tembusu Senior Seminar -- Climate Change -- with Dr Adam Groves

The game explores climate change by empowering users to make decisions that determine the fate of the virtual Earth. It explores a complexity of climate relations -- juxtaposing attempted mitigation measures with a variety of apocalyptic narratives. By doing so, it brings attention to the interrelation of decision-making processes, and the complexities surrounding climate change -- emphasising how decisions that seem apt and straightforward have unforeseen consequences and implications.

Climate Change Heroes has been featured in the thematic magazine, One Imperative -- as part of its 11th issue, entitled (Re)Play.

The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.