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Planning Games

March 7, 2019, 5am PST
A new game called Imaginable Guidelines invites participants to imagine, explore, discuss, and share their vision for the future.
CityLab
November 11, 2018, 7am PST
We're not sure if planners will find this game, since it's so close to real life, but maybe it will make a good recommendation for friends and family members?
Greater Greater Washington
April 7, 2017, 6am PDT
The Center for Urban Pedagogy's latest tool provides an easy and fun way to explain a difficult but critical concept: floor area ratio.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 2, 2017, 11am PST
Planners in an Atlanta suburb are using games tailored to adults and children to inform a new comprehensive plan.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 11, 2016, 5am PST
The Mini Metro transit planning game has been around in all its simple and frustrating glory for a few years now, but it only recently became available as a mobile app.
The Verge
September 15, 2016, 11am PDT
A game design competition based on the most famous biography of Robert Moses's life attracted more than 100 submissions from around the world.
DNAInfo
June 25, 2016, 9am PDT
A tech writer had a chance to revisit SimCity 2000 after years away from the game for contemporary lessons in planning.
Inverse
March 16, 2016, 5am PDT
The same team that created Cards Against Urbanity is back with an eagerly anticipated new engagement product called City Design Method Cards.
Planetizen
June 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
Even though it's simplified, Inside the Rent provides a window into the logic of developers trying to get apartments built in New York City. The game's creators emphasize its educational value.
Curbed NY
Feature
September 8, 2011, 10am PDT
Mark Ferrall is on a mission to get planners away from their computer screens and collaborating again - over a good board game. Here, he presents three he thinks you and your colleagues will enjoy.
Mark Ferrall