37 Min.

Abdullah: Escape in an Oil Barre‪l‬ This Game Changed My Life

    • Gesellschaft und Kultur

The astonishing true story of Abdullah, who risked his life to escape the Syrian Civil War and then made a video game about it.

Aoife Wilson and Julia Hardy are best mates who love video games and have worked in the industry for years. They find the most shocking, moving and inspiring true stories about how gaming changed people’s lives forever. Join them to hear about the guy who works for NASA because of a game, the couple who fell in love on an MMORPG, the man who turned his escape from civil war into a video game and the gamers who caught a killer in real time.

Producer: Nathan Jones

Do you have a great, true story about a video game? Email us at thisgamechangedmylife@bbc.co.uk

The astonishing true story of Abdullah, who risked his life to escape the Syrian Civil War and then made a video game about it.

Aoife Wilson and Julia Hardy are best mates who love video games and have worked in the industry for years. They find the most shocking, moving and inspiring true stories about how gaming changed people’s lives forever. Join them to hear about the guy who works for NASA because of a game, the couple who fell in love on an MMORPG, the man who turned his escape from civil war into a video game and the gamers who caught a killer in real time.

Producer: Nathan Jones

Do you have a great, true story about a video game? Email us at thisgamechangedmylife@bbc.co.uk

37 Min.

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