Have you heard of TBWA\HAKUHODO's new game called "THE ESCAPE"? It's like the ultimate emergency drill challenge! In this game, players are thrown into a realistic 3D office space with an earthquake happening and they have to rescue injured colleagues, handle a fire accident, and evacuate the office safely. It's like a virtual reality version of "The Floor is Lava" but way more important. Plus, since it's a game, it's way more fun than your average emergency drill.
But why is TBWA\HAKUHODO doing this? Well, since the pandemic started, they've had to introduce hybrid work, which means less time in the office and fewer opportunities for team building. So they thought, "Hey, let's use the metaverse and create this game so we can build our teams, and also raise awareness about disaster prevention in the office!" It's like killing two birds with one stone, colleagues have fun playing games while memorizing what the actual office looks like.
One of the most amazing aspects of this game is that it's not a one-time thing. TBWA\HAKUHODO intends to utilize it for both new and mid-career employee training, which is a type of training that I would gladly participate in. No more crawling in the mud while hungover playing paintball or something.
Additionally, since it's a virtual game, it provides employees with an opportunity to connect with each other and communicate in ways that would have been difficult otherwise.
But it doesn't end there - TBWA\HAKUHODO has plans to assist other companies in implementing "THE ESCAPE" in their offices. Who knows, perhaps every workplace will soon have its version of "THE ESCAPE" game.
In conclusion, "THE ESCAPE" is more than just a game; it's a fascinating and effective approach to promoting disaster prevention awareness, fostering teamwork, and enhancing communication between colleagues. It's a fantastic team-building activity.