• Engineering
  • Published 2011

EnerCities - A Serious Game to Stimulate Sustainability and Energy Conservation: Preliminary Results

@inproceedings{Knol2011EnerCitiesA,
  title={EnerCities - A Serious Game to Stimulate Sustainability and Energy Conservation: Preliminary Results},
  author={Erik Knol and Pieter de Vries},
  year={2011}
}
Serious gaming is generally considered to be a powerful means to educate people. Using such games influencing the energy consumers of tomorrow, i.e. present-day secondary school students to become more environmentally friendly and conserve more energy at home presents researchers and designers with a specific set of challenges: in addition to resorting desired effects on outcome variables, the game also has to appeal to people who are highly critical. This paper presents some preliminary… CONTINUE READING

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