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Friday, April 6 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Games For Change Student Challenge News Literacy Game Jam

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Register here! part of Youth Innovation Night
Free and open to all.

Bring friends, make friends! Get comparative, Get competitive, Get creative.
Get your game on with regional gamers, local content experts, and other teens.
Experience a free and exciting evening of games, play, and instruction to develop game concepts that teach people how to flex their News Know-how. Teens are invited to hang out with regional gamers and content experts to explore the theme of News Literacy.

  • Common Sense Media will run an interactive session on Fake News: Figuring Out the Truth.
  • Game Development Team from the Entertainment Technology Center will playtest their mobile phone G4C experience, Newscan.
  • Carnegie Mellon University’s Alice will help users create worlds with SIMS characters, building interactions in dozens of epically designed backdrops and environments.
  • PIGDA - Pittsburgh Chapter of the International Game Developers Association will provide guidance and gaming strategies.

Teens can get started or continue working on the national Games for Change Student Challenge designing their own transformational video games on loads of laptops we will have on-site using Scratch and GamestarMechanic.
Alice Student Competition due 4/23
G4C Student Competition due 4/31

For accessibility questions please contact Heather Mallak  (heathermallak@gmail.com).

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Heather Mallak

Producer, Games for Change Student Challenge Pittsburgh

Friday April 6, 2018 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
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