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  • Results from Game Design Challenge: For Your Health

    - Danny Cowan
  • With the current outbreak of measles in the United States showcasing the vast lack of public knowledge about the infection and disease prevention in general, one wonders what sort of educational tools can be used to spread accurate information regarding health. Video games have been used to help educate patients and the general public about specific diseases in the past, with games like Captain Novolin and the recent ALZ informing players about diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, respectively.

    For Game Career Guide's latest Game Design Challenge, our readers designed games to educate the general public about disease. Here are our top picks.

    Best Entries

    AJ Lindner, Student at University of Montevallo, Disorder (see page 2)

    Hannah Rish, Student at University of Montevallo, Flu (see page 3)

    John Rubeling, Montgomery College, Hypertrichosis (see page 4)

    Jonathan Burns, Student at University of Montevallo, Anxiously Aware (see page 5)


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