Playing with Empathy Through a Collaborative Storytelling Game
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This project aims to provide increased understanding about how t o positively affect empathy by storytelling experience. This experience consists of a group of people that collaborate on telling a story by using a serious educational game. This study reports about the early evaluation of a serious educational game about empathy. By having players collaborate on telling a story, the game aims to exercise their empathic abilities. This study shows the exploratory phase aimed at proving the game concept and identifying points to be further developed. The game was evaluated in a workshop trial with 12 participants. This evaluation showed enough potential to warrant development into a more focused version that facilitates empathic responses.