A serious game to treat childhood obesity

  title={A serious game to treat childhood obesity},
  author={Simon Mayr and Lev Ledit and Paolo Petta and Christiane Eichenberg and Brigitte Sindelar},
  journal={2016 IEEE International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH)},
Serious games employ video game technology to convey serious content, facilitate learning, or initiate behavioral change. A common approach is to combine standard game mechanics with linear content expected to deliver the intended message. In contrast, we advocate an approach centered on player decisions and subjective experience, referring to innovative examples of learning by experience, both analog and digital. We present the design decisions underlying Aquamorra, a serious game to support… CONTINUE READING