2008 Life. Love. Game design challenge


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Teen Dating Violence Game Design ChallengeOn the topic of game design competitions, Brian Crecente over at Kotaku sends word that he's currently running a game design challenge to create a game about teen dating violence without using any violence. There is a $1,000 first prize up for grabs and the deadline is May 15th. For a complete list of the official rules, visit the JenniferAnn.org website.

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kind of a strict subject.

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And the next game challenge will be creating a shoot-em-up without any shooting, em's and up's.

:)

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Unfortunately, the website has been mugged after your last date. -> access forbidden + 404

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Is anyone else getting a "Forbidden" error message when visiting the jenniferann.org link?

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Ya...getting the Forbidden here too.

and...well..I'm going to lunch a Cheese-Burguer with no Cheese... :|

Thats..weird!

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It seems to be working fine for me, Pep.

Wow, what a challenge. I immediately thought of that beautiful new Amanita game for the BBC. That may be a bit young, but maybe something along those lines, with their sad and beautiful interface.

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I'm also being denied.

I'm in the UK, could that be something to do with it?

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ThemePark April 10, 2008 11:34 AM

Yep, getting the Forbidden error too. I think LazyPint is right, the website is probably set up to only accept views from a certain country, probably only Americans can see it.

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Yes, it seems so ThemePark, I also get a forbidden message :(

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I'm glad to see that they extended the deadline another month.

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I've designed something for this, producing it with a few others. The key is, there are other kinds of violence than physical violence. Once you realize that, there's a pretty ripe design space to play in.

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without using any violence

Darn. That pretty much rules out my new game, Teen Dating Machine Gun Massacre.

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Trekkie_Aspie April 12, 2008 4:11 PM

Also getting the forbidden error.

I am in the U.K.

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