December 07, 2023

New simulator drives home human toll of nuclear conflict with North Korea

While nominally a game, ‘Nuclear War Simulator’ realistically depicts DPRK attack scenarios and what’s at stake

“Nuclear War Simulator,” a new simulation game, is an educational piece of software designed to draw its users into reflecting on the humanitarian effects of nuclear wars, including conflict with North Korea.

Nuclear weapons are thought of as tools of deterrence, but their use — while avoided in war since Aug. 1945 — remains a possibility. “Nuclear War Simulator invites its users to reflect on the conditions and consequences of use.