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Northern Powerhouse: Last Towns Standing

The year is 2065. Wigan, Burnley and Hull are the only towns left in The North…

Wigan is a harsh place to live (after a nuclear explosion in the year 2035) with dead zones where technology doesn’t work. Burnley is over run with robots, with an enslaved population of artificially created humans, but Hull is a pretty nice place to live as long as you work in the two main industries of advanced robotics or bioengineering.

It’s still difficult to cross the Pennines.

The Young People of Wigan, Burnley, Hull present Northern Powerhouse: Last Towns Standing, a sci-fi dystopian text adventure game about the future of the North.

Play the game, tell us what you think, read the reviews.

Accompanying the game is a touring exhibition, Northern Powerhouse 2056. See the artefakes from the game! Come to the workshops!

Exhibition tour venues |dates for 2016:

Accrington Library, St James’ Street BB5 1NQ 2nd August- 3rd September

Leeds Central Library, Calverley Street LS1 3AB 14th June – 30th July

Bransholme Library, Goodhart Road HU7 4EF 10th May – 11th June

Hull Central Library, Albion Street HU1 3TF  5th April – 7th May

Wigan Library, Wigan Life Centre WN1 1NH 1st March – 2nd April

Burnley Central Library, Grimshaw Street BB1 2BD  2nd – 27th February 

…more venues to be added.