Got Game Rules


Middle and high school students are invited to compete in the STEM Fuse 2017-2018 GOT GAME? Competitions.
This is YOUR opportunity to showcase your game development talent.

Contest Details

Contest is open to students from 5th - 12th grades

  • Games must be created using Construct 2 or 3 by Scirra.
  • The game must be the original work of 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. What constitutes an original game will be left to the sole discretion of STEM Fuse.
  • Any games containing graphic violence, obscenities, or vulgarity will not be accepted. Keep it PG.
  • All submissions must be made from schools that are currently STEM Fuse customers.
  • Only one game submission per student.
  • No limit to the number of submissions from a single school.
  • Student may work as individuals or as part of a team.

Submission Process

Game submissions will be accepted through January 15, 2018 (Fall) and May 18, 2018 (Spring) at 4:00 PM Central. We will not accept any late submissions.

Games must be submitted via the Stem Fuse Arcade Site (Go to to sign up for a free account). Upload your game file (.capx). Once uploaded, your game will go through a short approval process, in which we will make sure that the game works. Once, all judging has been completed, the top 10 game will be published on the site and opened to voting. If your game is chosen in the top 10 you will be notified and given a 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

NOTE: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?)
  • Participant's age group
  • Voting on the STEM Fuse Arcade
  • NOTE:The top three places will be chosen by a panel of STEM Fuse judges, all with backgrounds in game design. The game with the most votes takes the People's Choice award.

Prize Information

The following prizes will be awarded.
1st Place

Choice of $100 cash or one Personal Version of Construct 2 ($130 value), and School's choice of FREE curriculum

2nd Place

$50 cash and School's choice of FREE curriculum

3rd Place

$25 cash and School's choice of FREE curriculum

People's Choice Award (Most Votes)

Choice of $100 cash or one Personal Version of Construct 2 ($130 value), and School's choice of FREE curriculum

Announcement of Winners

  • Winners will be announced on January 31, 2018 (Fall) and June 1, 2018 (Spring) by Noon CST
  • 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!
  • Prizes have to be claimed within 45 days of the winners being announced.

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).


If you have any questions about the GOT GAME? Competition, e-mail

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