Getting Started

What is the digital game portal?

The Digital Game Portal allows you to facilitate the game using 7 Internet-connected laptops or tablets (one for the facilitator plus one for each of the six player tables). The portal is web-based and you do not need to download any apps or software. The portal has the game script, game controls, and all the …

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How much time does it take?

The game is designed to last 1 hour. You can make it longer (if desired) by including more surprise challenges or having a more in-depth discussion at the end. Start planning your game and preparing your materials a few weeks beforehand. Most facilitators report spending 1-2 hours preparing the game materials. On game day, give …

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Is it right for my group?

Any group of 12-48 adults or teens can play Extreme Event. It’s been used by community groups, in classrooms, and as part of volunteer and teacher training activities. It’s cross-disciplinary, so fits well in many different contexts.