Systems Games is a platform for developing games, activities and experiences that embody complex concepts in intuitive terms. In particular they are aimed at explaining the functions of systems, whether social, physical, biological, animal...
Initially run as a series of 'games nights' to test newly designed games, the intention is to develop the platform allowing others to contribute and refine the activities into a set of engaging tools for exploring complexity and systems thinking.
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Designed in collaboration with Greg Fisher, an economist developing agents based models for examining complex social systems. His latest research investigates the underlying principles that lead to emergent social contracts, morals and expectations.
To do this we ran a series of games with the prisoner's dilemma as its base mechanism, but observing the development over time of behavioural consensus, in response to changes in information flow.