Darkwood is an interactive multiplayer game about carbon sequestration and forests in catchments. It aims to boost Queensland's hardwood plantation industry and encourage industry investment. Hardwood plantation forests are promoted as potential carbon sinks for companies and individuals.
Innovation Projects Fund, National and International Research Alliances Program [2009-2012], Smart Forests Alliance Queensland
Ben Rolfe, Christian Jones
The Queensland and Northern Territory departments of primary industries, the CSIRO, Integrated Tree Cropping Ltd, Forest Enterprises Australia Ltd.
Darkwood was isreleased as a visual forestry-sequestration simulation with strong player narratives and competing needs.