Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win (A Game): A Civilization Scenario for the US/Canadian Student Movement

This is a feasible idea that would be a lot of fun, but I don't have enough time or motivation to implement. I'd help if someone wanted to work on it.

Civilization III (Conquests version) provides a gaming platform which can be extensively modified to create realistic scenarios. You can recreate the fantasy world of Middle Earth, Star Trek, or the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Or you could create a game where different national student activist groups struggle for organizational supremacy!

I say this having been a member of one organization which challenged another organization to a mud-wrestling competition that was to be held at a big national conference.

I might be betraying myself here, but I believe that this game would prove to be extremely entertaining for a couple hundred people -- while it could simultaneously serve to educate people about how to organize, build networks, and to learn about the different networks that either exist now or have existed historically.

The players could include major national networks like United Students Against Sweatshops, the Student Environmental Action Coalition, National Youth and Student Peace Coalition, Campus Antiwar Network, United States Student Association, Campus Greens, Student Sierra Coalition, etc. You could include historic networks like Students for a Democratic Society, the Progressive Student Network, American Student Union, etc.

Technologies could include
-organizing 101, 202, 303, 404
-anti-oppression -> anti-racism, anti-sexism, anti-heterosexism, anti-classism (women