New mobile game helps you relive how Indians face racism in Australia
Washington: A new free mobile game, called " Everyday Racism" has been developed for iOS and Android that lets the user experience how it feels to be an Indian student living in Australia, or a Muslim woman, or an Aboriginal man.
The alternate-reality game developed by "All Together Now" is based on microaggressions, which continue to perpetuate harmful attitudes that marginalize minorities, Cnet reports.
"All Together Now" is a collaboration between the University of Western Sydney, Deakin University, and Melbourne University.
"Microaggressions" is the process of accumulation of smaller, subtler interactions that can make one feel as if he is fighting a losing battle.
When the user loads the app for the first time on his mobile, he is asked to choose one of three characters, each of whom was created based on real-life experiences.
The user experiences four scenarios randomly spaced out every day for seven days based on the character he chose, including radio broadcasts, work e-mails, social-network interactions, text messages, and videos.
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