Against All Odds (UNHCR)

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Age: 12 to 15

AgainstAllOddsDeveloped by UNHCR and designed to teach players about the plight of refugees, the game was originally released in Swedish in 2005. It has been translated into 9 languages, including English.

Players take on the role of a refugee, and play through twelve stages - depicting his persecution and flight from his native country, through to eventual integration into a foreign country as an asylum seeker.

The game is aimed at 12 - 15 year olds, an age where people begin to develop ideas regarding refugees and similar issues.

Produced by the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR)