Game Setup

Which web browsers are best?

The game is optimized for the latest version of Chrome or Safari. Select Chrome > About Google Chrome or Safari > About Safari in your browser menu to find out what version you are running and determine if you need to update. You can also use the latest version of Firefox or IE10 or later, …

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Do I need to download anything?

Nope! The Digital Game Portal is a web-based application, which means you can play it online and youdon’t need to download anything to use it. You just need a reliable Wi-Fi connection.

What kind of devices can I use?

The game is optimized for use on tablets (iPads in particular), but you can use laptops, tablets, or a combination of both. Devices must be at least as large as an iPad mini. Do not use smartphones.

How many devices do I need?

To facilitate an Extreme Event game using the Digital Game Portal, you need 7 devices total ( one for the facilitator, plus one for each of the 6 player tables). These devices can be tablets, laptops, or desktop computers with a web browser.

What if I have more than 48 players?

To run a single game with more than 48 players, simply print out a second set of name tags. This allows you to have up to 96 players, with some characters being played by two people. Players will still be divided into six sectors and six neighborhoods.