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β€œSaving Animals”

A Game Design Project from the G4C Student Challenge
By Samiya
a High School Student from Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School
Animals

About this Project:

In my game, we learn about the importance of animals in their natural habitats. Players will follow the story of a macaw named Blu and try to make the best decisions for him along the way.

Project Media

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Feedback from the Judges:

Danny Jimenez πŸ‘ Library Technical Assistant III at New York Public Library — Emoti-Con Judge
The design reminds me of the Goosebumps books where they put the reader into the story and you're allowed to make choices which affect the outcome of your story. Very innovative. Being able to go back and redo some choices was really fun. The colorful backgrounds and animations of Blu and the text were a nice touch. Have you thought about putting more choices and scenarios for Blu? Excellent!

Avishek Paul πŸ‘ Integration Engineer at Xandr — Emoti-Con Judge
Great design and fun storytelling! I enjoyed going through and seeing all the outcomes for our friend Blu. I would be interested in seeing some more choices and outcomes that we could see Blu go through.

Marcus Del Valle πŸ‘ Program Manager at Code Nation — Emoti-Con Judge
I love this story! I really enjoyed being able to learn the things I did while wanting to save Blu! I found myself also choosing other options just so that I could see what would happen! It was awesome to see the many different paths I could choose! The text was a little hard to read at times, and I found myself wanting a little more before it ended but I think those are things that could take just a bit more time.

You did an amazing job with this project! It was fun and light hearted but still covering a very real topic. Great work!

Feedback from the Community:

Ian πŸ‘ a High School Student
I love the storytelling as this isn't what you see a lot so this was really interesting.
Delecia πŸ‘ a High School Student
i can tell that you put a lot of work into your project and it shows that you had a purpose in what you wanted to bring awareness to. i also liked that you used a real animal that is an endangered species right now
Michella πŸ‘ a High School Student
I like what you did for your project. It was really interesting for me. Good job.
Kristal πŸ‘ a High School Student from Thomas. A Edison High School
I like the colors you used and the story was interesting. You had a real cause you want to help, I enjoyed you work.