Games are a great way to teach new skills and communicate concepts to a larger audience. We at the Institute have always felt this, and so we decided to develop… Read More »Simulations in Seasteading: Our First Role-Playing Scenario
Peter Boothe writes about this classic computer game from the mid-80s:
a nonviolent economics game with both zero-sum and positive-sum aspects where people compete to be the best possible homesteaders in a scifi environment made me think of you. The game is quite fun, and I recommend it.
The game can be downloaded free, and played online. Enjoy!
From the Brink website:
A man-made city at sea called the Ark, made up of hundreds of separate islands, is on the brink of all-out civil war. Originally built as an experimental self-sufficient and 100% “green” habitat, the reported rapid rise of the Earth’s oceans has forced the Ark to become a refuge for humanity.
How does a German express support for seasteading? By designing a board game, of course!
Marc-Felix Otto, part of a small German-speaking Libertarian group centered around the magazine eigentümlich frei, and who translated Machinery of Freedom into German, has created a game called “Pacific – Issue and Defend Your Own Law”. He describes it as:
Each player represents a “legislative agency”, defining his or her “law” along 8 “paragraphs”.