“The Things We Lost in the Flood” Explores Climate Change
“The Things We Lost in the Flood forces players to reckon with their own self-involvement in the face of overwhelming ecological disaster. The game reveals how a mass catastrophe like climate change prompts individual reflection despite the imperative for stronger community action to solve a crisis.” - PASTE
Game description: “Survive the downpour by sailing through the flooded world and building your little boat as you go.
Write a message in a bottle to other players about anything. Tell a story, share a secret, try to help a player or even harm them
Read other player’s messages and choose whether to throw it back into the ocean or destroy it forever.”
CREATIVE MACHINES is curated by Lance Weiler a storyteller working in film, tv, games & code. He’s a professor in practice at Columbia University where he is co-appointed between Film & Theatre. In addition, he’s the founding Director of the Columbia Digital Storytelling Lab. Lance’s recent work includes Frankenstein AI (Sundance), Where There’s Smoke (Tribeca Film Festival), and The Raven (New York Film Festival).