Engaging Games

Four games boxes 1 inch 12-27MindWare has published a series of non-competitive board games designed to inform players and help them learn about life in emerging market countries. These games are ideal for family, classroom, church groups, other social and community groups, business, and any other setting where people are interested in learning about life in these countries.

Based on factual news events and personal experience, these adventure games engage players in the life, home, workplace, family and other circumstances that comprise day-to-day existence in each country.

Footsteps gives players an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of denizens of emerging market, rapidly developing economy countries and experience the joys and struggles, hardships and opportunities, pleasure and pain of their daily lives.

Game Design

MindWare game designers are eager to work with you to produce a custom game fitting your parameters, purpose and intent. Whether it is for online or classroom use via a board game, we can exceed your expectations.

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Brazil box 1 inch 12-27
Footsteps in Brazil

Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America with a population of over 184 million people.

The average per capita income in Brazil is about Rs 2960 or $7400 USD, with 32% of the population living in poverty and earning less than $2000 USD per year.

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Russia box 1 inch 12-27 Footsteps in Russia

Russia has one of the widest varieties of ethnic groups in the world, has eleven time zones that cover over 6.5 million square miles, and has a larger proportion of scientists that the United States.

The average per capita income in Russia RUB 74,100 or $2600 USD, with 20% of the population living in poverty and earning less than $600 USD per year.

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India box 1 inch 12-27Footsteps in India

India has one of the world’s largest pools of scientific and technical experts, has the second highest number of entrepreneurs in the world, and is a major exporter of software services and workers.

The average per capita income in India is about Rs. 107,500 or $2500 USD,  with 25% of the population living in poverty and earning less than $2000 USD per year.

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China box 1 inch 12-27Footsteps in China

China is the fourth largest and the most populous country in the world with a population of over 1.3 billion people.

The average per capita income in China is about Rmb 23,343 or $2940 USD, with 10% of the population living in poverty and earning less than $350 USD per year.

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Resources_695_transparentFootsteps Curriculum Pak

Brazil, Russia, India, and China make up what is commonly referred to as the BRIC countries. They are the fastest growing and developing of the emerging market countries.

The curriculum pak provides resources for an entire class to experience Footsteps and to learn more about Emerging Market countries.

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Resource Gd 12-27Footsteps Facilitator Guide

The Facilitator Guide is a 200+ page resource for facilitators to use as they direct their class in playing the Footsteps game.

The Facilitator Guide includes:

– Introductions to the Footsteps Game.
– Discussion questions.
– Game board references.
– Game card references.
– Country fact sheets.
– Technology case studies.
– Lifestyle case studies.
– Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
– Country specific resources.
– Additional resources.

$32.95 + Shipping & Handling

Item # 91190 00106

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Creative Res GdCreative Resources Guide

The Creative Resources Guide provides activities designed for groups to engage in after they have played Footsteps® in Brazil, Russia, India, or China. These activities are designed to encourage a deeper understanding, identification with, compassion for, and possible involvement in addressing the needs of those at the poverty end of the socioeconomic strata..

$12.95 + Shipping & Handling

Item # 91190 00107

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