The Covid Assignment

An edutainment storygame by Northwind

Player Rating4.59/8

"Too few ratings to be ranked"
Based on 48 ratings since 06/27/2020
Played 680 times (finished 60)

Story Difficulty3/8

"Trek through the forest"

Play Length5/8

"Not going to lose any sleep"

Maturity Level3/8

"Must be at least this tall to play"
Contains content that may not be suitable for persons under age 10. If this were a movie, it would probably be between G and PG.


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It is the end of January 2020. You are a network scientist who is asked to advise on possible responses to Covid-19, a new infectious disease that is just emerging. At this early stage much is till uncertain, but know what needs to be done. Can you get your numbers straight and will others listen to your advice at all?  

I have refrained from political commentary as much as possible and steered around some partisan issues. As a result all characters are purely fictional, and the game needed to be fairly linear. Nevertheless there are important choices and three different endings. 

Play this as a quiz about maths, epidemiology and communication skills. 

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magcos on 8/31/2020 5:58:06 PM with a score of 37
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