CARD GAME “CRIMINALS IN THE COMPANY, AKA SERVERS CRASH IN THE DARK”
It is a game of IT jobs created by TalTech scientists. Characteristic of the IT field, the game has a support website
in addition to paper cards.
The game is inspired by the Mafia/Werewolf game created in 1986 by Dimitry Davidoff
There are 20 character cards in the game, a description of the scenario for the game manager and descriptions of the IT jobs. To liven up the game there are sound clips on the website
The authors of the game are IT and cyber defence scientists Birgy Lorenz, Kaido Kikkas and Sten Mäses from Tallinn University of Technology. Marje Meenov and Karin Härmat, marketing specialists of the IT faculty, have helped to put the web together. Intermediate clips have been dubbed by Kaido Kikkas and Mixkit.co. The game is organized and designed by the creative agency Newton
TalTech's IT jobs game has been developed in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence, Smartly on the Web project and Connecting Europe Facility. A helping hand has given the Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications, whose IT agencies descriptions has been used.