Understanding Conflict and Avoiding Prejudice at Boardgame For Peace Surabaya

The third Boardgame For Peace workshop was held last week in Surabaya. 58 participants from high school and university students joined in 2 days workshop held by Peace Generation to become agent of peace by learning about peace and tolerance.

On the second day of the workshop, Augi lead the session. Before trying “Galaxy Obscurio”, a board game created by Peace Generation Indonesia and supported by Kummara, Augi explained briefly about boardgame and it’s potential to spread positive message. Then, all the participants played the game led by their facilitators.

After the play session, participants shared their feelings during the play session and learning points that they get from the game. Most of them shared about conflicts in the game and how to resolve it and also teamwork to achieve the goal. Augi concluded the learning points and shared some tips on how to make a play session engaging and bring the learning points afterwards. Participants then given a mission to play “Galaxy Obscurio” with as many as people they can at different public spaces around workshop location.

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