Participatory Chinatown (winner)

Game type:
Role-playing game (web-based, Windows only)

Target audience:
Stakeholders in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood

Description:
Participatory Chinatown is an online, 3D game designed to be part of the master planning process of Boston’s Chinatown. Players assume the roles of 15 different residents to get a better understanding of their individual problems and concerns.

Credits:
Developer: Muzzy Lane Software
Designers: The Engagement Game Lab (Emerson College,) Asian Community Development Corporation, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Funder: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

http://participatorychinatown.org/game

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