UDINUS DKV STUDENTS PREVENTS FLOOD WITH A GAME
People in the Semarang City started the flood prevention, since the number of flood has increased. One of them is Liwansha Zuardi, a final-year student of Visual Communication Design (DKV) Dian Nuswantoro University. Liwa made an application called “Garbage Drain” that teach the players more concerned with the environment. “To prevent the flood, the society can keeping clean the environment from the trash in ditches and rivers. The game has required the players to pick up the trash in the river,” said Liwa.
First of all, the players are required make a demo to select tool that used to pick up the trash. There are three tools in this game, namely ditch fork, gloves, and trash picker. After make a demo, the players continue to the level 1 and level 2. In the level 1, the players should pick up the trash through the riverside, in the one direction river stream. And in the level 2, the players should pick up the trash through the riverside, in the two-direction river stream.
“The targets of this game are children. Since early stage, children should know about the prevention of flood, so they will be more aware of the danger of flooding,” said Liwa who has trialed this game in SD Batursari 5 Mranggen, Pucanggading.
The game "Garbage Drain" was exhibited on the Exhibition of Thesis (TA) DKV Udinus, entitled “MS WORD” on Wednesday, March 1st until Friday, March 3rd 2017. 51 from corporate identity, branding, society service’s advertisement (ILM), promotional media, multimedia, and games were attended this exhibition. (* PR)