This year, Imagine Cup Game Design finalists in the US took a strong interest in solving environmental sustainability challenges through gaming. Check out the four projects below and let us know what you think (leave us a comment).
Digital Infinity, Springbrook High School: The team designed a game that uses sustainable energy sources such as rivers and windmills to create electricity for ravaged cities. Players maneuver water wheels and solar panels to provide power to villages. This game will entertain and teach players alternate ways to produce electricity that won’t have damaging effects on the environment.
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ChronoZoomWhy is it so cool?? Well, ChronoZoom helps stich together thousands of digital repositories, collections, libraries, images among others into one "master timeline," tying together all kinds of specialized timelines and electronic resources.
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