November 2017, Fortress Europe will be showing at #HBGTECH at Radisson Blu Metropol Hotel in Helsingborg on November 29.
August 2017, Fortress Europe was at Montreal International Animation Film Festival in Montreal (MIAFF) and won the Best VR award!
April 2017, The Migrant Journeys team are at GothCon on the 14th and the 15th of April so come down and try our new board The Journey: Istanbul and card game The Journey: Dakar-Paris!!
April 2017, We are pleased to announce that our board game The Journey: Istanbul has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Eurodesk Network prize winner. We are delighted for our Turkish partners System & Generation who have worked tirelessly in promoting the game at various workshops.
April 2017, Our 360 VR installation ‘Fortress Europe‘ will have its International Premier in August 2017 at the Animaze Film Festival in Montreal, Canada.
March 2017, our new card game The Journey: Dakar-Paris will soon be available at shops.
March 2017, Imagine: Migrant Journeys held a workshop for Intercultural Citizenship Education and was co-ordinated by the Anna lindh Foundation in Malta.
February 2017, our new board game The Journey: Istanbul has now been produced! The games will be used for workshops at schools in Sweden and Turkey as part of a project with our Turkish partners System & Generation. If you want to host a workshop please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org in Sweden or email@example.com in Turkey.
September 2016, Try the Journey will be presenting their board game at the Anna Lindh Foundation’s Mediterranean Forum for Intercultural Dialogue in Malta.
September 2016, Try the Journey will be present at the European Voluntary Centre’s PIPE policy conference in Brussels between the 13th & the 14th of October.
July 2016, Try the Journey will be at the Animaze film festival in Montreal between the 18th and the 21st of August holding a hackathon for our VR project ‘Fortress Europe’.
Try the Journey will be in Brussels on the 14th & the 15th of October for the European Volunteer Centre conference.
July 2016, Thank you all to all who bought our board game, The Journey: Khartoum. The profit from the games as of June have been donated to Medecins Sans Frontiers and below is the certificate we received from them and profits from future sales of the game will also be donated to MSF.
May 15, 2016, Our board game, The Journey: Khartoum will be presented to attendees at the Civil Society Days of the European Union between the 31st of May and the 1st of June.
May 10, 2016, The Journey have been selected for the ‘Alternate Realities’ market at the Sheffield Documentary Film Festival.
March 24 2016, A review of our game in the educational portal ‘Learning from History’ and you can read the review here (in German).
March 15 2016, Try the Journey was in Simrishamn presenting their board game to students at Österlengymnasiet as part of the ‘Alla för Plats‘ project.
February 2016, Try the Journey will be at the 2nd European Migration Forum in Brussels between the 6th and the 7th of April.
February 2016, Try the Journey will be in Senegal at the AfricanBamba Film & Arts Festival in March to conduct two children’s workshops with their project ‘Destination Europe?’
February 2016, Try the Journey will be pitching their film and web documentary project at the Financing Forum for RealYoung2016 in Malmö.
February 2016, Try the Journey presented their game on the 24th of February at the Museum of World Culture as part of the Anna Lindh Funded ‘Alla för Plats‘ project.
January 2016, an interview on Swedish TV about our project and the games we are making on the topic of migration and is available on their website at this link SVT.
January 2016, Try the Journey team were interviewed on Swedish Radio about their project. You can listen to the interview at this link P4.
January 2016, the possibility to seek asylum as a refugee has been seriously reduced by the Swedish government’s adoption of identification checks at its border with Denmark. Try our new mini game Journey Copenhagen where you play as a refugee trying to complete the last part of your long and dangerous journey.
January 2016, we will host an event together with Playoteket in Malmö, 25th of January 18.00. I would like to get more information about future events, news and new games.
December 2015, our first board game The Journey: Khartoum is now available at the Playoteket store on Djäknegatan in Malmö! Visit the store to get your copy, all profit goes towards the organisation Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF). You can also order a copy by sending us an email. More info about the game here.
November 2015, we are now producing a limited series of our first board game The Journey: Khartoum. You can pre-order by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All profit goes towards the organisation Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF).
September 2015, we participated at the UN International Day of Peace celebrations hosted by the Anna Lindh foundation in Göteborg.
Try the Journey participated at the Nordic Games in Malmö between the 20th and the 22nd of May, 2015.
Try the Journey was at GothCon between 3-5 April 2015.
March 2015, try the beta version of our new online challenge!
- See if you can survive and make it all the way to Lampedusa from Libya.
January 2015, we received a certificate from the UNAOC & the UNDP for projects in
development for their competition to design a peaceAPP.
2014 Try the Journey was selected for Crossvideodays in Paris, France.
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The Journey: Khartoum
The Journey: Khartoum is the first in our series of games on migration. It is a board game where you play
as an Eritrean refugee. Finding yourself in Khartoum as an undocumented traveler you need to navigate a world of smugglers, police and unscrupulous employers. It’s a game where you need to piece together fragments of information to plan a Journey of your own!
If you would like to get your hands on a copy of the board game, then you can order a copy by sending us an email to email@example.com. The price is 350 SEK or €35.
To the right is a photo from a workshop we did during the Peace Day Celebrations held by the Anna Lindh Foundation at the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg. If you want us to do a workshop at your event or if you are a teacher and want us to come to your school and do a workshop, drop us an email at info@Migrantjourneys.com.
The Journey: Istanbul
The Journey: Istanbul is the second in our series of games on migration. It is a board game where you play
as a refugee either from Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq. Like in the city of Khartoum you find yourself in Istanbul as an undocumented traveler, you need to navigate a world of smugglers, police and unscrupulous employers. It’s a game where you need to piece together fragments of information to plan a Journey of your own towards Greece as you search for freedom and safety.
Watch the trailer for the game here .