- Vincine Fallica
- Saranac Lake, NY
- United States
Gaming the future.
My son had a computer game called ‘The Sims’. With it he was able to build a neighborhood of people that ‘interacted’ with each other and received the benefit, or not, of various characteristics and abilities he gave the ‘people’.
He once put a character inside a small fenced area with no shelter, no gate, no food, etc., to see what would happen. It walked around for awhile, laid down sometimes, was incontinent, etc. I don’t remember how long it took to die.
I’m aware of various demographic & environmental projections.
Is there a consumer level program/game that would allow us to go from our current world situation and see how the future might play out by changing various climate, population, resource, economic, etc., variables?
It would be interesting to see what kind of a world most people would engineer if we could see the hypothetical results.