Competition Sponsored by Dell Technologies, Microsoft, Alienware, Roblox, Unity Technologies, Epic Games, CodeCombat, Wargaming, and Exploding Kittens Challenged Students to Design a Game that Cultivates Inclusion Among Players
Legends of Learning, Inc., the leading game-based learning platform in the United States, and the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) have announced the grand prize, runner-up, and honorable mention winners of the “Games for All” Game Design Challenge. The competition was the eighth of Legends of Learning’s game-based learning competition series designed to engage kids in interactive and collaborative team-based STEM challenges.
“We are thrilled to announce the winners of the “Games for All” Game Design Challenge,” said Lindsay Buckel, Manager of Strategy at Legends of Learning. “Our judges were especially impressed by the creative, original, and innovative approaches students utilized to cultivate inclusion among players in a collaborative way. We greatly appreciate the effort, attention to detail, and imagination all participants put into their submissions. We encourage them and other students throughout the country to participate in future competitions which can be found at https://www.legendsoflearning.com/stem-competitions/.”
Legends of Learning and IGDA would like to recognize all of the incredible teachers and parents who assisted their students with this competition!
The Grand Prize Winners were:
- Cultural Quintuplets (North East Independent School District, TX)
- The Winning Team (Ephrata Area School District, PA)
- Humanity Savers (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
The Runner Up Winners were:
- The Land of Algebra (Manatee County School District, FL)
- Powerhouse Games (North East Independent School District, TX)
- H&M Gaming (Charleston County School District, SC)
- The Low Budget Company (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
- Global Gourmet (North East Independent School District, TX)
- Team Ritter (Cobb County School District, GA)
- Team Braincells (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
- Asteroid Allies (North East Independent School District, TX)
- Monster73 (Pembina Trails School Division, Canada)
- Pie Rats (North East Independent School District, TX)
The Honorable Mentions were:
- The Grills (Dekalb County Schools, GA)
- Time Travelling Platypus (Los Alamitos Unified School District, CA)
- Pizza Heroes (Amboy Community Unit School District 272, IL)
- Strategic Sloths (Nova Scotia, Canada)
- Magis ICT (Mandaue City, Philippines)
- Tangy Peak Studios (Cobb County School District, GA)
- GLITTER FORCE (Concept Schools, OH)
- Code Minds (North Allegheny School District, PA)
- M.A.L.T (Medford School District, OR)
- Chorus Gamer (USD 273, KS)
- The Breakfast Club (Central Consolidated Schools, NM)
- Arisha (DeKalb County Schools, GA)
- The EleMental League (Driscoll Independent School District, TX)
- Ream Team (Ephrata Area School District, PA)
- Unity Realm (Cobb County School District, GA)
- Beans INC (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
- Game Force (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
- Da Bois Around Da World (Ephrata Area School District, PA)
- Cobra Coding (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
- Keepers of the Lost Minecraft Cities (Toronto District School Board, Canada)
About Legends of Learning
Legends of Learning is the leading game-based learning platform in the United States, with over 2,000 curriculum-aligned games covering Kt-8th grade science and math. Legends of Learning believes that by working with our human nature to learn through experience and play, we can accelerate the pace of learning for humanity. Legends has over 2 million students using the platform in all 50 states and D.C. Whether you are a 4th grader learning about Fractions or a 7th grader learning about Cell Structure, you can learn more effectively through games on the Legend of Learning platform.
About the International Game Developers Association
The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the world’s largest nonprofit membership organization serving all individuals who create games.
The IGDA is a U.S.-based 501(c)6 non-profit professional association and a global network of collaborative projects and communities of individuals from all fields of game development. The IGDA’s diverse membership encompasses programmers and producers, designers and artists, writers, business people, QA team members, localization experts, and anyone else who participates in the game development process.
The mission of the IGDA is to support and empower game developers around the world in achieving fulfilling and sustainable careers.
For more info, please visit www.igda.org.