Google has started accepting the Game Design Challenge 2020 Applications for this year starting from today. The candidates will participate in an online game development workshop hosted by Google’s partner – Girls Make Games.
Girls Make Games is a series of summer camps, workshops and game jams designed to inspire the next generation of designers, creators, and engineers. Launched in 2014, the program has reached over 20,000 girls in 89 cities worldwide.
You can get a chance to participate in the workshop and be a part of the next generation of creators, fill out Google’s entry form, and share your original awesome game idea. You could share what you’re passionate about, whether it’s a hobby, a game, or your favorite book—and how you’d turn it into a game. You don’t need to have any prior game making experience for entry. On completion of the workshop, you’ll receive custom swag, all course materials, a certificate of completion, and a shiny new Chromebook to continue your game development journey ahead.
Game making experience is not necessary to participate in this challenge. As mentioned ,u pon successful completion candidate will receive a certificate of completion and a brand-new Chromebook as per the blog post.
The Game Design Challenge 2020 is open to U.S. residents only and further details can be found out at this link g.co/ctgdesignchallenge.
This is the best opportunity to design your own game and receive guidance from such a technology giant – Google
Candidates need to fill the entry form and share their original game idea. Google will be reviewing the entries by July 31. Workshops will actually kick-off from June till Summer.
In other Google news, it has refreshed Google Duo with a brand-new family mode that adds a good number of masks and filters. This new feature transforms you into different characters like astronauts, cats, and more. Additionally, the Mute and Hang-up buttons have been hidden to prevent any accidental clicks. This new Google Duo updates such as masks and other features are available to any one-on-one video calls on Android and iOS versions of the mobile apps.