Maximum of 3 ideas per team.
Serious About Games is a community to promote the development of serious games in the Western Cape, and ultimately across South Africa.
Yes, but you need to team up with people based in the Western Cape.
Yes, but you need to team up with South Africans based in the Western Cape.
Your team needs to have the technical skills to deliver a game in a tight timeframe, but just as important is that you have the people on your team that can help you create and deliver relevant content. Urban planners, active community members, translators… all could be interesting additions to your team.
Yes, but these additions should be specified in your submission.
Attend our events and visit the resources page on this website.
The data points we are looking for:
In an excel spreadsheet.
Every 3 months, for 2 years.
The Department of Economic Development and Tourism is part of an innovation forum that is constantly looking for new ideas and solutions for socio-economic challenges, to see whether implementing them would enable the department to cost-effectively improve service delivery. Should a solution be viable and a Department/ organisation/ business wish to implement, they would look to involve the user who identified the game, where possible and appropriate.
Your business plan should account for the game to have a lifespan of two years, and in that time you should aim to reach an audience of 5000 unique users.
Young men and women (18-35) in poor communities in the Western Cape.
Yes, for the pilot, but the game should be scalable or replicable in other neighbourhoods and communities over time.
You can decide, based on the resources (including hardware, data, time) that the target users have.
You may select whichever platform you believe will reach the target market effectively. You will need to justify your choice
No, but consideration must made for the long-term financial sustainability if it is not open source.
Absolutely, but we will expect to see original design and use.
You will own the IP, but the data outputs will be owned by the Cape Innovation and Tech Initiative.
Access competition rules here: Competition Rules – Serious About Games