Name, first nameFöhn HeidrunYear of birth1973UniversityZHDKField of Interest / research fieldInteraction / Game / Media DesignTitle of projectPaccard – the Career Card GameAbstractOur society is in a transition to the knowledge society which is characterised by the computerized extension of our perception of reality and the balancing act between the virtual and the real world. Besides the uncertainty in the workplace the requirements specially for the Generation X (Xer) concerning to mobility, flexibility, willingness to learn, versatility, accessibility and resilience are growing. In addition, the quest for the meaning of life in middle years, individualization and alternative lifestyles are becoming increasingly important. To keep the balance, people have to assume personal responsibility. An analog career-game aims at empowering Xer in middle management positions on their own responsibility to playfully deal with the many challenges. The serious game is based on interviews with experts and research of analog and digital games in the context of coaching. The game mechanics of the self-coaching game was developed using a participatory research method together with a selected group of users.TutorsRené Bauer, Mela Kocher Lennström
Paccard – the Career Card Game