Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Geosci. Commun., 3, 343–364, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-343-2020

Special issue: Five years of Earth sciences and art at the EGU (2015–2019)

Geosci. Commun., 3, 343–364, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-343-2020

Research article 17 Nov 2020

Research article | 17 Nov 2020

Earth Girl Volcano: characterizing and conveying volcanic hazard complexity in an interactive casual game of disaster preparedness and response

Isaac Kerlow et al.

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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by editor) (09 Sep 2020) by Jutta Thielen-del Pozo
AR by Isaac Kerlow on behalf of the Authors (22 Sep 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (01 Oct 2020) by Jutta Thielen-del Pozo
ED: Publish as is (01 Oct 2020) by Iain Stewart(Executive Editor)
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Short summary
Earth Girl Volcano is a casual strategy interactive game about saving communities at risk of volcanic hazards. The easy-to-play game features a friendly animated visual style and an engaging simulation of volcanic events. The game was designed by a multidisciplinary team to appeal to mainstream non-technical audiences, and it was inspired by the experiences of disaster survivors and civil defense teams. Players can learn through gameplay about disaster preparedness and response.
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