First, submit your concept to Games for Change for a compelling animation film, game, or interactive experience and be eligible for free access* to game development software and other goodies which will assist you in taking your idea to the next level.
Second, within the course of one year, participants are invited to submit a prototype or vertical slice of their concept to Games for Change **.
Finally, at the FMX conference in March 2014, a renowned jury will award the winners of the challenge with prizes, including exposure at major events, matchmaking, and much more.
The Games for Change Challenge 2013 is a project of Games for Change Europe with Autodesk and Unity Technologies sponsoring the challenge
The call for submissions is open to students of all levels in accredited institutions of higher education worldwide. Participants who graduated in 2013 or will be finishing their degree within the timeframe of the 2013 completion are also welcome to submit. If you are planning on submitting as a team, please be aware that at least one of the key members involved in the development and production of your piece must be enrolled as a student. Visit the Games for Change Website for complete contest rules and requirements.
**Protection of personal data: The 2013 Games for Change Challenge is hosted by Games For Change Europe at the University of Applied Sciences Cologne, Germany. All personal data submitted to the organizers will be used only within the contest. No personal data will be passed on the organizer´s sponsors, partners, associates, or other third parties.
Copyright ownership: Games for Change Europe does not own any rights to the artwork or components of the artwork submitted by contestant. All rights remain with their original creator and owner. By registering and submitting an entry, contestant warrants that contestant (or group of contestants) is the sole creator and owner of the artwork, including all visual and auditory components, or has permission to use copyrighted components. Contestant further warrants that the artwork does not contain information considered by any other third party to be confidential. Contestant gives consent to the public display of their submitted work and agrees to mutually giving credit for public relation purposes. Games For Change Europe is solely responsible for the terms of the challenge. The challenge may be withdrawn at any time and terms may change without notice or liability.
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