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Burn The Boards

By Tilmann Hars und Georg Hobmeier Causa Creations GbR

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Ever wondered what happened to the old mobile phone you threw away? In the unique puzzle simulation game "Burn The Boards" you can experience the reality of an informal worker, who breaks down e-waste for a living.

- Unique puzzle and simulation mechanics
- Insights into the toxic realities of e-Waste
- An abundance of levels
- Awesome pixels and gamedesign by Jamo Games

The player takes on the role of Arun, a villager who came to the big city with his wife and child to try his luck. Arun gets work in Chopra’s e-waste scrapyard, a small backyard factory where a dozen workers recycle electronic components. In order to feed his family, Arun has to recycle as many boards as possible, while toxic fumes will also poison him at the same time. The gameplay is based on puzzles that gets increasingly complex, where the player has to break the board apart in the most efficient manner. Through a shop system the player can also purchase items that increase his ability to pick components, protect his health and help him to deal with health issues caused by the work. The game can be only be won by hard work: after a particular sum is reached, Arun can afford to retire from his recycling job and look for healthier opportunities.

Burn the Boards also aims at tangible change and is developed in close collaboration with the German NGO Action for World Solidarity. Please support their efforts with a donation!

What's New in Version 1.1

This update includes graphical improvements, new tutorials, additional languages and improved controls. It also fixes various minor bugs.


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Customer Reviews

What a cool game/idea!

Great new original game and idea. I even like that the developers have woven a realistic social issue into the game to make you think. Great graphics, cool sound effects. This is a real winner. Go for it!

love it

i love this story-based kind of games. cool. i just started playing it. piqued my interest

Burn The Boards
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 106 MB
  • Languages: English, German, Polish, Spanish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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