January 28, 2023

Can Board Games Teach Us about the Climate Crisis? Game Creators Say Yes

Source: The Guardian

Journalist: Zoe Dutton

Ed McGrady, a chemical engineer by training, has run wargames for a range of government entities, including the White House. An adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, McGrady said gaming can help players anticipate future conflicts and emergencies and plan accordingly.

“That competitive interaction with a live human being – it gets you to care and think creatively about the issue at hand more than any sort of report or learning device or briefing mechanism ever could,” McGrady said.

Read the full story and more from The Guardian.


  • Dr. ED McGrady

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Defense Program, Principal, MonksHood Media LLC

    Dr. McGrady writes, speaks, and teaches on the design of professional games. He also runs a business devoted to using games and game techniques to bring innovative experiences...