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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.

Challenge the Network

Posted by Alchemy on 05 Mar under How to EVOKE, News

I have been monitoring your work closely, and I am very impressed. In a short time, you have demonstrated the ability to organize and collaborate across continents, to recognize innovation in the world around you, to communicate your visions for the future, to inspire others with your passion.
And even more than that, I’m impressed [...]


The 4 rules of EVOKING

Posted by Alchemy on 21 Feb under How to EVOKE, Investigation Files

How do you EVOKE? There are only four rules.
Live by these rules, and you will become a master social innovator.
Rule #1. “I tackle social problems.”
What are social problems? They’re big problems that affect society as a whole, and not just individuals — problems like hunger, poverty, climate change and disease. Solving [...]


Mobile EVOKE: How to play whenever, wherever

Posted by Alchemy on 19 Feb under How to EVOKE

EVOKE agents need to stay connected wherever they go.
Here are four ways you can keep up with the game from your mobile phone.
1. SMS
If you’re in South Africa, you can sign up for a weekly SMS burst. Just text the word EVOKE to 31771.
Every Wednesday, we’ll send you updates on the latest [...]


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?