This jam is now over. It ran from 2020-03-20 20:00:00 to 2020-03-29 20:00:00. View 3 entries

University of Advancing Technology students and alumni are invited to participate in a serious game jam to help slow the spread of coronavirus and to empower children to protect themselves and their families from the disease.

These videogames will do more than help stop the spread of COVID-19, they also will empower school-aged children.  The coverage of COVID-19 can be quite frightening and potentially triggering, especially to children who are trauma-sensitive.  Empowerment is the antidote to feelings of helplessness.


What is a Serious Game?

Serious games are games that serve some primary purpose other than entertainment. They can be games that are used for education or corporate training, or games that are used for therapy or physical fitness. These games can tackle some difficult subject matter and are usually designed to make the world a better place.


Target Audience

The target audience for this jam is children under the age of 12.


Theme

Your game must accomplish one of the following two goals:

  • Encourage children to properly wash their hands for 20 seconds or more.
  • Educate children in strategies to prevent or slow the spread of contagions, such as social distancing.

Requirements

You must meet the following requirements to submit to this jam:

How to Find a Team

Join our Discord community and post to our #find-a-team channel.

Judging

The games will be judged by:

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This game aims to educate kids on COVID-19 and how they can help protect others
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Play as a knight to save your town by repelling the invading Covid-19 Virus
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A little message from Kemmi
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