Expired: Pocket change game design challenge

Pocket change game design challenge

Show young Americans how savings makes cents in our $10,000 game design challenge!

Financial challenges plague many Americans who are living paycheck to paycheck and not establishing safety nets through savings. In the U.S., 44 percent of all households do not have a sufficient financial reserves to weather a financial crisis, according to the nonprofit CFED.

Transformance and Games for Change seek game ideas that will help American youth make sense of their financial future in the Pocket Change Game Design Challenge, which offers a $10,000 cash prize. The game should introduce the basic concepts of savings and outline what players need to start overcoming debt and building their wealth. The winning game will be promoted and used in collaboration with Transformance e-learning platform and financial literacy tools that promote lifelong financial stability.

This challenge is open to entrants from around the world and particularly seeks entries from commercial game studios, independent developers, and students in the Greater Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth region, where Transformance works to boost financial literacy. Applicants should have experience in or familiarity with game design and development.

Help Americans find financial stability and give them the confidence to bank on their future!

Awards:- $10,000 cash prize

Deadline:- 22-01-2016

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