FoodQuest tackles the complicated issues of food security, poverty and chronic disease. In this Flash-based game, players choose from several characters representing different people’s realities throughout Canada, and make tough choices regarding healthy and unhealthy food as they guide their chosen character to their personal goals.
FoodQuest is a top-down maze game, controllable via either a keyboard or mouse for ease of use. In each character’s unique level, players navigate a tricky landscape while balancing their energy needs and budgets. The game utilizes bright, bold visuals and a special narrative system, wherein characters both promote and teach players about the issues at hand, without being preachy.