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Players are taken to a futuristic planet several light years from Earth. The aim is to help their character to make it to a party, while they encounter several data protection-related obstacles along the way.
As players progress through the game, they have to make several choices that will affect the storyline and eventual outcome.
The game is designed to introduce young people to concepts including the notion of personal data, the right to be forgotten, personal data breaches, the right to data portability and informed consent.
While Cyber Chronix is primarily aimed at young people, the content and gameplay experience can be interesting and fun for adults too.