A Decade of Weather – a serious game to understand cascading climate change impacts
Data CreatorUndorf, Sabine
Tett, Simon FB
Metzger, Marc J
PublisherUniversity of Edinburgh. School of GeoSciences
Relation (Is Referenced By)https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0177.1
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CitationUndorf, Sabine; Tett, Simon FB; Hagg, Joseph; Metzger, Marc J; Wilson, Chris. (2019). A Decade of Weather – a serious game to understand cascading climate change impacts, [dataset]. University of Edinburgh. School of GeoSciences. https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/2577.
DescriptionThis dataset provides all the material to play "A Decade of Weather", a serious game to understand multiple hazards and risk from climate change on interdependent infrastructure. The game was developed through a co-creation process between inter-disciplinary climate researchers from the University of Edinburgh and adaptation stakeholders as part of a NERC-funded project run in late 2017/early 2018. The co-creation process and insights from the facilitated discussion while playing the game are described in the following research paper: S. Undorf, S. F. B. Tett, J. Hagg, M. J. Metzger, G. Edmond, M. Jacques-Turner, S. Forrest, and M. Shoote, Understanding interdependent climate change risks using a serious game, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS), submitted in 2019 [under review].
The game board, a stylised map of the Inverclyde area in western Scotland with representations of essential infrastructure and other relevant features. (4.648Mb)
The faciliation plan for the game playing workshop, assuming it to be run by four people (P1,...,P4). (59.14Kb)
A multi-page pdf template for the players to document their thoughts during each round of the game. If printed double-sided, can be folded together to give a booklet. (3.158Mb)
The graphics used for the tokens to highlight interruption/minor damage/major damage of intrastucture elments on the game board. (10.96Kb)
All graphic files in adobe illustrator format, used to create the damage_tokens.pdf, documentation_booklet.pdf, game_board.pdf, satisfaction.pdf, scenarios.pdf, and weather_calendar.pdf. The licensed fonts "Eurostile Condensed" and "Akzidenz grotesk" are used in the graphics. (24.12Mb)
The game cards -one for each event and each interval round-, containing an artistic illustration of the event; a meterological description; an indication of its rarity/extremeness compared to the second half of the twentieth century; and a map showing affected subareas within the game board area. (27.36Mb)
The scenario cards to stimulate discussion after the game on what future changes other than climate might mean for infrastructure vulnerability and the impacts of its damage and disruption. (7.913Mb)
The graphic used for the marker to evaluate customer satisfaction and economic implications of potential infrastructure damage and disruption. (1.666Kb)
All graphic files in svg format, used to create the damage_tokens.pdf, documentation_booklet.pdf, game_board.pdf, satisfaction.pdf, scenarios.pdf, and weather_calendar.pdf. The licensed fonts "Eurostile Condensed" and "Akzidenz grotesk" are used in the graphics. (17.74Mb)
A presentation introducing the game and explaining the rules to the workshop participants before playing the game. (35.32Mb)
Note-taking templates for the game facilitators P1,...,P4 to assign observation foci and allow their documentation. (7.016Kb)
A document describing the methodology used to extract a plausible future series of natural hazards from climate projections and turn it into game cards . (12.06Mb)
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