Pandemic Survival

Educating about the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Siddhanta Debnath University Institute of Technology, Burdwan
  • Arpan Kundu University Institute of Technology, Burdwan
  • Sumit Gupta University Institute of Technology, Burdwan
Keywords: COVID-19 pandemic, Digital Games, Unity Game Engine, Vaccine, Engineering Education, Social Awareness


Abstract - Games are usually considered as a trite activity for the youth. However, the successful researches in game design and development over the last few decades have revealed that they can prove to be valuable tools for growth and connection. Exploring the ways digital games can be used as tools for connection has gained increased attention in recent times as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This paper proposes a two-dimensional Augmented Reality game titled “Pandemic Survival” that helps in spreading awareness about the effects of Coronavirus on the physical and mental health of an individual. The primary aim of the proposed work is to educate people about safety precautions to be taken to deal with the pandemic while staying indoors or travelling outdoors. Through various gameplays and element design, the utility of maintaining social distancing, using masks and sanitizers, taking dosages of vaccinations etc have been implemented so that players, especially youth and children tend to learn and acquire knowledge of fighting back with the virus attack in a fun-filled manner.



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Author Biography

Arpan Kundu, University Institute of Technology, Burdwan


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How to Cite
Debnath, S.; Kundu, A.; Gupta, S. Pandemic Survival. prepare@u_foset 2022.
12th Inter-University Engineering, Science & Technology Academic Meet – 2022