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Click on the game above to enter full screen and start playing.

It’s not easy being a planner for a local authority. Thank the lord I’m not a planner; this game was used in schools to give pupils an idea of how complex planning can be, with its conflicting requirements and interested groups.

Unlike a normal game you cannot win this. You can just get to a point where not everyone hates you.

My great mate, personal friend, and colleague, MJ worked with me to produce this interactive flash game. Amongst other things MJ supplied the buildings, the whistling (hover over the tree thing on the horizon*) and the mathematics that power the game. Together we took this from concept through to finished project, supplying cartoons and action script code and everything else you can see.

*It’s Burnley’s singing ringing tree. A local landmark that really does whistle in the wind.