The Civic Games Lab

March 2023
The Civic Games Lab, which is housed in SMART, is a studio dedicated to creating games for social change. Their focus is on developing games that address various key issues such as public health, democracy, media, gender, and the environment. many games like The Poll, Farzi, Poshan ki Potli, Stories of Antarjaal Nagar, Fix It and Difital Nagrik has already been made, many more games are about to get launched soon. By combining games, development communication, and storytelling, the Lab aims to create a methodology that fosters critical thinking, empathy, and a sense of accountability among players. Games provide a unique opportunity for individuals to exercise their power, understand the consequences of their actions, and make informed and responsible decisions. The report gives a details of the Lab and the games that has been developed.