The Word Gamivism

The word ‘Gamivism’ is a portmanteau of the words Game and activism.

Gamivism is a form of activism enacted through games, games in this moments can incarcerate a range of elements such as mental health awareness, anti capitalism, feminism, environmentalism, ant segregation, neurodiversity or solidarity to name a few.

Gamivism include not just digital and physical games but also forms of play. It can facilitate expression, empowerment, action and change. Many games that fit into this category do not necessarily define themselves as part of the Gamivism movement neither do…