Type: Activity Level: College Subject: Social Studies Category: Games & Simulations Keywords: capitalist, cycles, episteme, evolution, gaming the future(s), intellectual, macrohistory, merchant, role playing, taiwan, tamkang, warrior, worker
Swinburne University of Technology, Tamkang University
Sarkar Game
Peter Hayward, Joseph Voros, Sohail Inayatullah

What advice would warriors have for workers? Intellectuals for warriors? Capitalists for intellectuals? These questions drive the role-playing Sarkar Game and reveal important social dynamics inherent in society and crucial for understanding change and the future. Through simple scripts and prompts, players can discover new insights about power, negotiation, and their own worldviews.