Game Design at CodeFest 2019

Conservation GamesGame Design

Challenge Info

The theme for this year CodeFest Game Design Challenge is Conservation – an effort to preserve, protect and efficient use of environment and resources.

You are tasked to create a project (game / storyboard / animation) to promote and raise awareness of Conservation.

Topics are not limited to:

  • Water Conservation
  • Environmental Conservation
  • Energy Conservation
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Marine Conservation
  • Human Conservation

Genre: Game Design

Maximum No. of Participants Per Team: 2

Theme: Conservation

Platform Allowed: Scratch 3.0

Scratch 3.0

Required Age: 7 – 9

Example Projects

Conservation Games at CodeFest 2019
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  1. Participants shall create their project (game / storyboard / animation) based on the below platform: Scratch 3.0
  2. There is no restriction on the number of sprites, background or sounds used.
  3. All work need to be original. Participants that copy or reference heavily from online or other party design and work will be penalized.
  4. Participants are not allowed to use offensive and discriminatory language or images in their project.
  5. The project should start by clicking on the green flag.
  6. Customized sprites and sound are allowed.
  7. When time’s out, participant are required to submit their game configuration file to the judging panel and awaits their turn to present.

Laptop with Desktop Version of Scratch 3.0 Installed.

https://scratch.mit.edu/download

Category Innovation & Creativity Coding Skills Aesthetics & Sound Effects Relevance to Theme Presentation Ability
Description Project displays good attempts to come up with unique ideas. Project reflects an excellent understanding of a wide range of coding concepts. Project utilizes beautiful and theme matching characters, background and assets. Excellent use of sound or special effects. Project is highly relevant to the theme, and there is a distinct display of Conservation features. Project articulation with varying tone and makes use of gestures when presenting. Consistently establishes eye contact with judges.
Maximum Points Awarded 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points 20 Points

Participants with the highest points wins.

  • Participant are given maximum 3 minutes to present their game to the judging panel.
  • Usage of PowerPoint slides, poster, or handouts to help with the presentation are allowed.
  • Video recording of game play is allowed.

A surprise challenge will be given on the actual day of the competition.

Teams which manage to complete the surprise challenge will be given a bonus points of 10 points.