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“Animal Rescue”

A Game Design Project from the G4C Student Challenge
By Nichole
a High School Student from Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical High School
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About this Project:

My project addresses the importance of being responsible animal advocates. I started off by thinking about what kind of game I can make like a battle-style game, rpg game, quiz game, etc. When I decided I was going to make a quiz-like game, I thought about what animals to use for the riddle games. After I came up with the riddles I designed the UI for the game. Finally, I went on to design the characters for this riddle game. You are given a riddle and you must choose the right answer to save the animal.

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Community Feedback:

Great Design
Makes Me Think

Feedback from the Judges:

Carrie Wieteska 👏 Account Manager at Clark — Emoti-Con Judge
I love anything that turns social action into a game, and the effort put into the artistry was clear.

Kate Rosenbloom 👏 Director of Instructional Design, 2U Boot Camps at 2U Inc. — Emoti-Con Judge
You are clearly a very talented artist! I loved your game art. I also loved how you told the process of making this game, including that it wasn't your original plan. Sometimes our original plans don't work out, but it doesn't mean we can't make something great. Keep going!

Seth Giammanco 👏 Principal, Technology Lead at Minds On Design Lab Inc — Emoti-Con Judge
One of my favorite parts of your project is not only the design of your lead character but also how you showed your sketches as you worked to refine your character design. The attention to detail of this character is excellent. It connects well to your overall theme. I wish you had more time. This is a thoughtful start and would be interested to see what would have happened if you were able to work with your ideas further. Did you think about how you could use your character and story to connect the riddles to your animal conservation theme even more? Might be something to think about if you work on this idea further. Thank you for sharing and keep drawing, designing, and thinking.

Feedback from the Community:

👏 a High School Student
I love the reason for creating this project. Everything looks organized and thought out!
Ian 👏 a High School Student
It shows a lot of effort and clear hard work.
Delecia 👏 a High School Student
This work shows a lot about advocating and it is clear that you put a lot of effort into your work
👏 a High School Student
I love how fun this video game was! It was very creative to turn a significant current issue into an eye-catching game!
Samiya 👏 a High School Student from Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School
Your visuals were really nice and your game was very creative.
Michella 👏 a High School Student from Jamaica, Queens
I like how you got creative with your work. You used a character to make it seem realistic as if we were really playing a game. This is very interesting.
mohammad I 👏 a High School Student
Very unique and an amazing design. Very proud.
👏 a Middle School Student
this project was really good i like the way everything was made.