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Ambiente & sociedade

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DUCROT, Raphaèle et al. Multidisciplinary and participatory elaboration of role-playing games: a companion modeling experience on the management of water sources of São Paulo Metropolitan Region.Translated byLeonardo De Brito Jeronymo. Ambient. soc. [online]. 2008, vol.4Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1809-4422.

The development of simulation tools like role-playing games require the integration of some knowledge and several representations which guarantee its legitimacy and the possibility to be used as a mediation platform in collective discussions about environmental conflicts. The paper presents and discusses the use of the companion modeling approach in the development of two role-playing games dealing with water and land management in the periurban catchment of the metropolitan region of São Paulo.

Keywords : Role-playing games; Companion modeling approach; Periurban catchment; Multidisciplinary research.

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