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an you feel the spill? is a political game designed to exist in two media: as a board game and as a locative Android application. The aim of the game is to clear the oil spill caused to the Kravtsovskoye oil platform built close to the area under the protection of UNESCO. The game deals with the actual socio-economic consequences arising from the accident on an oil rig and the environmental consequences of the construction of oil platforms near the area's rich biodiversity. Game Can you feel the spill? formulates a clear position in the general structure of power relations established in capitalist social order and addressed by the extraction of black gold - oil.
he Board game is conceived as a turn-based strategy game for two players, that deals with a issues of offshore oil drilling and its environmental impacts. The board game is is a detailed game system that stimulates the decisions and processes inherent to the management body of the oilfield - the Oil Tsar (player 1) and the Environmentalist (player 2). The primary object of the game is to occupy every territory on the board and in so doing, eliminate the other player. The mechanics/strategies in the game are chosen to reflect the notions of capitalistic power formations.
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