This jam is now over. It ran from 2014-10-29 22:00:00 to 2014-11-03 22:00:00.
Please see ChangetheGameJam.com for more details.
As game designers, we know a broken system when we see it. It's been a couple hundred years since the rules of our democracy were laid out, and a lot has changed in the world since then. It's about time for a patch.
Change the Game Jam asks designers to come together and make games addressing this issue, before it's too late!
Extra Credits did a great video about this very topic.
As designers, we are in a unique position to take a look at the mechanics of how our democracy works, and come up with better ways to help everyone's voice be heard in the most important decisions we, as humanity, are collectively making.
However, it would be extremely difficult to make any of these necessary fixes using the currently broken system! Not until there is a massive understanding that THIS is the one problem we need to fix. So here is your chance to help get the word out.