Change the Game Design Challenge

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We're thrilled to share that for a second year, we've joined forces with Google Play Change the Game to challenge teens to use their creativity and skills to develop a game idea, and to take their first step towards change.

We're calling on the next generation of game-makers to share their mobile game design ideas and what they want to see for the future of gaming.

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a $15,000 college scholarship and $15,000 donation to their school or community center’s technology program. The five finalists will have their game made in partnership with Girls Make Games, and launched on the Google Play Store for everyone to play. Winners also get a VIP trip to showcase their game design at a special event, receive mentorship from leaders in the industry, and join the celebration of women in gaming.

Keep reading, there’s more!

 

CONTEST DETAILS

Contest Deadline:

  • June 14, 2019

  • Open to US based teens, ages 13-18

Prizes for top 5 finalists include:

  • Having your game made in partnership with Girls Make Games, and launched on the Google Play Store for everyone to play.

  • VIP trip to showcase their game design at a special event in Los Angeles, CA

  • Mentorship from leaders in the industry

In addition to above, the Grand Prize Winner also receives:

  • $15,000 college scholarship

  • $15,000 donation to their school technology program

  • Scholarship to attend a GMG Summer Camp (2019 or 2020)

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  • We suggest all creators spend at least one hour developing their unique mobile game idea

  • We encourage creators to share sketches, visuals of characters, settings, and more along the way

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Looking for Inspiration?

Meet Christine, Dakota, Erin, Lauren, and Lily, the five finalists of the 2018 Change The Game Design Challenge. 

These five finalists were chosen from thousands of teens who wanted to bring their unique voices to the gaming world. We worked with Google Play and the girls to produce, develop and launch their mobile games on the Google Play Store.

 
 

Play the final version of their games published on the Google Play Store:

 
 

P.S. Just take a look at the cool artwork submitted with their applications, how cool are these? More information, including sketches and stories can be found on the Design Challenge website.