Got Game Rules

2014 GOT GAME? Competition

Middle and high school students are invited to compete in the STEM Fuse 2014 Fall GOT GAME? Competition.
This is YOUR opportunity to showcase your game development talent.

Contest Details

Contest is open to students from 5th - 12th grades, competing in two divisions

Junior Division: 5th - 8th Grades
Senior Division: 9th - 12th Grades
  • Games must be created using Construct 2 by Scirra
  • For Fall 2014 Got Game Competition ONLY games will also be accepted in Game Maker .GMZ formats
  • The game must be the original work by the student(s) submitting the entry. Non original works will automatically be removed and school will be in jeopardy of having all other student games removed. Be original.
  • There are no restrictions to the genre of game, but all games MUST have an educational component built into them. For more information of what is considered an educational component see the official rules
  • Only one game submission per student
  • No limit to the number of submissions from a single school
  • Students must be enrolled in a school that is a current STEM Fuse customer
  • Student may work as individuals or as part of a team

Submission Process

Game submissions will be accepted through January 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM Central . We will not accept any late submissions.

Games must be submitted via the Stem Fuse Arcade Site (Go to http://arcade.stemfuse.com/ to sign up for a free account). Upload your game file (.capx, .gmz, .gmk, .gm81). Once uploaded, your game will go through a short approval process, in which we will make sure that the game works. Then your game will be uploaded to the arcade site (as an executable file) to be played and receive votes. You may also copy the share link to share your game with your friends or social networks.

Games must include these things

  • The game file
  • School Name
  • Teacher’s Name and Phone Number
  • Game file may not exceed 50 MB

*All participating student’s info must be included. Account e-mail addresses will be only used to notify winners and send
prizes.

Winning Criteria

The judges will be selecting a winner based on the following criteria:

  • Originality
  • Overall Game Design and Quality
  • Game Complexity
  • Enjoyment (how fun is your game?)
  • Voting on the STEM Fuse Arcade

Prize Information

The following prizes will be awarded for each division.
1st Place

Personal Version of Construct 2, Schools choice of FREE curriculum and School Licenses for entire class

2nd Place

Personal Version of Construct 2, and Schools choice of FREE curriculum

3rd Place

Schools choice of FREE curriculum

Peoples Choice Award (Most Votes)

Personal Version of Construct 2, and Schools choice of FREE curriculum

Announcement of Winners

  • Winners will be announced on January 30, 2015
  • Winners will be notified and will receive their prizes via e-mail.
  • Winners will also be announced on our website and Facebook and Twitter. Plus the winning games will be posted on our website for all to play!

PLEASE NOTE: Only the student’s first name and last initial will be used in our announcements, along with the name of
their high school (i.e., Mike T. from Ford High School).

Educational Aspect

All game submissions to the Got Game competition must contains elements of education built in. For example, if you are making a racing game you could include elements of velocity or acceleration. The goal is for the player of the game to learn something while playing. If game doesn't contain an educational element it will not be accepted into the Got Game competition. Students will be available to re-submit game once they add the educational element back in.

Questions

If you have any questions about the GOT GAME? Competition, e-mail customerservice@stemfuse.com.

About STEM Fuse

STEM Fuse is a curriculum development company that was founded for the purpose of increasing student’s interest &
excitement in STEM related fields.

We currently offer computer programming curricula that teach game design and mobile application development. These
semester-long courses appeal to students and provide a great way to teach programming skills, use of the engineering
cycle and math & physics concepts critical to game and mobile app development.

To learn more about STEM Fuse, go to www.stemfuse.com