AgentSheets makes software that helps users create their
own agent-based simulations. Designed for non-programmers,
users create simulations...
Diad creates real-time weather monitoring systems. Their
data colleciton, display, and distribution tools.
ESRI develops Geographic Information Systems (GIS). They
create a wide
variety of tools for displaying, manipulating, distributing,
geographic information. They are best known for the ArcGIS
GW Hannaway and Associates
GW Hannaway is a Boulder company that specializes in
computer graphics. They deal with systems, 3D development,
and computer video.
Intrado provides telephone services for emergency response.
Services include 911 network and data management.
NetDevil creates massively multiplayer video games. Their
main game is Jumpgate, a space trading and combat game.
SimAuthor develops data and visualization software for
flight simulator training. Their tools record simulation
data and facilitate collaborative debriefing.
Jaleco (formerly VR1) makes video games for computers
and gaming consoles. Of particular interest are Evernight,
a massively multiplayer online strategry game, and Sea
Trader, a commodity trading game.
Swarm is a software packing for developing multi-agent
decentralized system simulations. It provides an object-oriented
programming model and tools for creating simulations using
Java and Objective-C.
Living Stories makes interactive live role-playing games.
Games can be written to encourage teamwork and problem
Educational Efficacy of Educational Simulation
This page provides citations to published articles that
analyze the efficacy
of computer-based educational simulation games. Part of
Dynamics Web site, this page...
Funagain Games is an electronic merchant of board games.
They maintain a large catalog of commercial board games
and have an extensive database of published board games.
Crowding the Rim
A role-playing negotiation simulation that focuses on
the response of several fictitious Pacific Rim coutries
to seismic hazard. Includes the effects of uncertainty
and nonlinearity ("ripple effects"); promotes
international, cross-sector discussions.
Metro-Apex is an early (1960s) computer-based urban planning
game. Players assume roles of stakeholders in the ficticous
Apex city and must collaborate to solve issues of mutual
concern. Large groups (30+ participants) are required
and game play takes several hours. Decisions are very
sophisticated and are targeted at expert planners and
NitroGenius is a Dutch environmental game about solving
nitrogen management problems. Free single-player version,
commercial multi-player version available.
AgLand: The Game
A retired University of Minnesota game about agricultural
An educational game where you run a university.
State of Texas Emergency Management Software Products
Supported by Texas A&M University, these products
are decision support systems to assess hurricane threat,
evacuation response, and projected disaster impacts (derived
from flooding damage).
NWS Service Assessments
The NWS conducts Service Assessments to evaluate its
performance during catastrophic weather events. These
reports contain a lot of detailed information about individual