What We Take With Us

Project Details


What We Take With Us is a wellbeing-focused pervasive game in three forms: digital game (website), alternate reality game (on Discord), and real-world game (in a room). Each form was deployed and studied as part of Adam Jerrett's PhD research

Layperson's description

What We Take With Us is a game played by following instructions on a website, communicating with a Discord community, participating in workshops, or playing a real-world room-based game. The game aims to increase player wellbeing.

Key findings

Few people participated in the game
Those that did participate enjoyed it
Development and deployment of the game was difficult due to its personal nature
Short titleWWTWU
Effective start/end date1/10/191/03/24

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


  • wellbeing
  • games
  • pervasive games