A video sample of a number of the games submitted this year.
First Place – Survive the Disasters by team Bulldogs from the Bolles School Jacksonville FL
Team Text Description of Game – There is a scientist who accidentally kills a test subject by one of his experiments. He gets sent to jail. He escapes years later, and wants to get revenge so he creates a machine that will send the people against him back to the world’s disasters. To beat the evil scientist you have to learn about tornadoes and tsunamis. This game challenges the player to get physically active and uses a dance pad as the controller.
Women Designed Games
First Place – Precipitation by team Christen from the Bolles School Jacksonville FL
Team Text Description of Game – A child is walking home from school one day when suddenly it starts to snow.
High School Edutainment
First Place – The Galactic Adventures of Ike by team TADA from Blaine High School Blaine MN
Team Text Description of Game – The game starts as Ike wakes up from a dream and starts his first day in training. After he graduated , he and his friend, Orana are working on a mission to find a missing ship. When he arrives at this destination, the Ra’nah challenges him, and then proceeds to escape in his ship. You then get congratulated by the commander and win the game. The game tests the player on space science and basic math skills.
Middle School Edutainment
First Place – The Cloud Game by team Eele from the Bolles School Jacksonville FL Team Text Description of Game – There was a time that the world was plunged into chaos and politicians were corrupted. Then a hero that harnessed the power of the clouds laid down order to the world, and peace was restored. Now the hero is gone, studying the clouds from which he draws his power. Yet the darkness creeps back to corrupt the politicians. You must go and retrieve information about the clouds in order to harness their power and destroy the darkness once and for all. The game teaches the science and terminology of clouds.