The Climate Trail is a “good, realistic, and sobering” free game about the post-apocalyptic world we face if we continue our current path.
CARLSBAD, CA, October 07, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — William Volk has launched The Climate Trail. With gameplay reminiscent of the classic educational game The Oregon Trail, The Climate Trail allows players to experience an adventure where unfettered climate change has ravaged the planet. The tipping point we are now at with climate change inspired its creation.
The Climate Trail is an entirely free game with no advertising about climate refugees fleeing ever-worsening conditions after inaction on climate has rendered much of the USA (and the world) uninhabitable. The game combines the simulation game of the journey north with information about climate change and its effects. Game characters reveal how and why this climate apocalypse unfolded. The game is available for the iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, PC and Linux systems.
“My goal was to create an emotional impact, weave in science, and produce a game that makes a difference,” says William Volk, “If a party member dies, I want the player to think about their future and the future of our children. Trite as that sounds, this is what motivated me to fund and produce The Climate Trail,” Volk added.
● 100% free and no ads!
● Immersive story and gameplay.
● Learn Climate Change science and facts.
● Music score by industry legend George “The Fatman” Sanger.
● A simple interface and challenging gameplay.
The Climate Trail can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Itch.io.
For downloads and more information see http://TheClimateTrail.com
About William Volk:
Volk began his career in 1979, helping to launch the computer game division of a well-established board game company, Avalon Hill. Volk co-founded Aegis Development, where he authored the Mac adventure “The Pyramid of Peril” and “Mac Challenger,” a Space Shuttle flight simulator. Mr. Volk accepted a position as Director of Technology at Activision, eventually becoming the VP of Technology. He served as the Chief Technologist at Lightspan, an educational publisher that produced over 100 titles for the Sony PlayStation. Volk shares design credit for the very first iPhone game ever released, iWhack. He is an avid cyclist and environmental advocate.
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