Realization of the M.Sc. final project in Communication Design at Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. Urban game designed to inform the players about the water costs of food production. During a treasure hunt the players collect information about water consumption and are physically made to feel its weight. They then have to process the acquired data to gain victory.

Physical realization of M.Sc. final project:
Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Read the final project abstract

Clues hidden in the game environment

Additional game kit

Cryptic clues, food cards and notebook.

The Water Weight

Balloons represent water. Players gain balloons during the game session and must carry them around as they explore. The more balloons they win, the harder the treasure hunt becomes.

Seek and Find

Game Phase 1

Analysis and Discovery

Game Phase 2-3
Food illustration by Silvia Mondello