Serious games take their name from the idea that serious content can often be conveyed more memorably through play. Instead of a dry lecture, games arouse interest and capture attention. But even though they are games, serious games by no means disregard raising awareness of serious topics and further education.

In many areas, knowledge can be imparted in this way and serious games have also been used in the field of civil protection and disaster risk management for many years.

On our updated topic page, you will gain insights into how complex contexts can be implemented in a playful way – digitally and analogue – and how the DKKV uses serious games.