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EVOKE was developed by the World Bank Institute, the learning and knowledge arm of the World Bank Group, and directed by alternate reality game master Jane McGonigal.













Investigate the EVOKE trailer

Posted by Alchemy on 30 Jan under Videos

There are more than twenty clues in this video — can you spot them?
Investigate the trailer for secret facts about the EVOKE network: where it goes, how it works, who it helps, and the problems it solves. Share what you discover — or your best guesses — in the comments.

EVOKE trailer (a new online game) from [...]

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Investigate Episode 1: Social Innovation

Posted by Alchemy on 28 Jan under Investigation Files

Get the facts behind the story. Make yourself an expert. Discover the thirteen secrets of episode one…
1. Is Japan really going to face a food crisis?
2. What’s “food security”?
3. What avatar technology is Alchemy using?
4. Where does Ember teach?
5. What could cause a global mass migration in the future?
6. What’s a Harajuku girl?
7. What [...]

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About the EVOKE game

Posted by Alchemy on 27 Jan under Behind the scenes

EVOKE is a ten-week crash course in changing the world.
It is free to play and open to anyone, anywhere.
The goal of the social network game is to help empower people all over the world to come up with creative solutions to our most urgent social problems.
The game’s first season began on March 3, 2010 and ended on May 12th, 2010.  However, that doesn’t [...]

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The Evokation – How to earn EVOKE awards, scholarships, mentorships

Posted by Alchemy on 24 Jan under How to EVOKE

As you begin this adventure, keep your eye on the future – your future.
On May 12, 2010, you will have completed your crash course in changing the world. You will have successfully accomplished the 10 missions and 10 quests that help you develop your unique social innovation superpowers.
So: What happens next?

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