Gamasutra sister site GameCareerGuide has posted the results of a challenge posed to its readers – to create a game designed for young children – while beginning a new one asking readers to create a game based on their hometown.
Think Of The Children
GameCareerGuide Challenged its readers to create a game with themes and mechanics designed for young players, exploring what it takes to make a good kids' game.
The winning entries are:
- Aashish Vasudevan, University College of Technology and Innovation, Malaysia, Beds to Bushes
- Dave Taylor, University of Abertay, Hide, Monster! Hide!
- Jasper Wuts, Freelancer, Babii
- Ian Atherton, Wormy!
- Stephen Miller, Student at Tribeca Flashpoint, Recipe for Adventure
- Nick Johnson, Columbia College of Chicago Alumni, Super Adult!
- Jeff Pugliese, The Mixed-Up World
The full results, with details from each winner, are live now at GameCareerGuide
Home Sweet Home
Following this recent challenge, GCG asked its readers to design a game paces on the place in which they grew up.
"In this latest Game Design challenge, we ask you to design a game that in some way captures the essence of your home town. Anything goes--just try to create an experience that in some way lets the player know something about the place in which you grew up."
Full details are available at GameCareerGuide
, and all readers are eligible – and welcome – to submit designs.