SIGNAL (Strategic Interaction Game between Nuclear Armed Lands) is a turn-based, three-player online game designed to study nuclear conflict escalation and the strategic stability of nations in an artificial world. Players compete to expand their nation’s world influence through potential military, diplomatic, or economic actions within the world.  Players must choose to negotiate peace or commit their actions and risk the outbreak of nuclear war.

★★★ Access Game ★★★

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The Next Open Play Windows will be hosted at:

Wednesday, August 21: 1pm PDT
Thursday, August 22: 1pm PDT
Wednesday, August 28: 1pm PDT
Thursday, August 29: 4pm PDT

*Play windows are used to make sure players are able to match on the server (all times are in Pacific/San Francisco). We cannot guarantee that players will be matched with other players outside of these windows. Our team members will host 1-2 play windows each week. You are welcome to organize a group of three to play the game at any time that best suits your schedule.

**If you encounter long wait times, software glitches, or bugs, please send our team an email at

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