Serious games help people change the rules for just enough time to discover new ways to over-
come their challenges. From bridging political differences to gaining insights about what your
customers really want, from learning how to fly a plane to mediating family problems, serious
games have a lot of applications. You’ll find these stories here, along with information about the
The state of serious games looks very promising. We have a lot of success stories. Maybe too many, if we're not careful.
Prof. Philip Sabin uses wargames in historical research, teaching, and other serious ways.
Focus Active Learning builds teaching boardgames for health care professionals.
Serious games are part of the NCSA’s product management toolkit.
Using games to bridge geographic and organizational distances.
Middle East expert Rex Brynen runs simulations for both students and policy makers.