Game Changer Chicago Announces “Bystander” and “Smoke Stacks”

Smoke Stacks playtest

Members of our GCC team playtest Smoke Stacks. Photo by Lauren Whalen

Ci3’s Game Changer Chicago Design Lab is proud to announce two work-in-progress games for youth.

Bystander is an interactive, computer-based narrative that seeks to empower youth to end sexual violence. The second game, Smoke Stacks is a board game designed to educate youth on the dangers of smoking and the role of tobacco companies in promoting use and addiction.

Learn more about past and present GCC projects here.

Youth Ages 14-18 Needed for PAID Research Study 12/9

hexacago playtest

Ci3/Game Changer Chicago are seeking youth ages 14-18 to participate in a paid research study on Tuesday, December 9 from 5:30-7 p.m. The study will take place at Ci3 (1225 E. 60th St., on The University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park).

Participants will play the Hexacago board game (pictured above) with peers and complete two short surveys. Time commitment is approximately 75 minutes, and each participant will be compensated $15. Feel free to bring a friend!

Please note, parental consent is required for all participants under 18.

For more information or to register, contact Erin Jaworski at (773) 834-9965 or ejaworski@bsd.uchicago.edu. Note: you are NOT officially registered until you receive a confirmation email from Erin.

 

TOMORROW: Research/Playtest Opportunity for Teens at Ci3/GCC

the source hexacago
Ci3 and Game Changer Chicago are seeking high school students ages 14-18 to participate in a paid research study tomorrow night (Tuesday, Nov. 25) from 5-6:30 p.m. on The University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park. The time commitment is approximately 75 minutes, during which teens will play the Hexacago board game with peers and complete two short surveys. Teens will be compensated $15 for the session. Feel free to bring a friend! Please note, parental consent will be required for all participants under 18.
 
If you are interested, please contact Erin Jaworski through phone (773-834-9965) or by email (ejaworski@bsd.uchicago.edu).  You are not officially registered until you received a confirmation email from Erin. 

 

Game Changer Chicago Seeks Teens for Paid Research Study

GCC Seed boys

Ci3’s Game Changer Chicago Design Lab  is looking for high school students ages 14 – 18 to participate in a paid research study. The time commitment would be roughly 75 minutes during which participants would play the Hexacago board game with peers and complete two short surveys. Participants would be compensated $15 for the session. If eligible, you will receive an email from our research coordinator with information on the game and goal of the study. Note: written parental consent will be required for all participants under 18.

Learn more and sign up here.

Game Changer Chicago Seeks Teen Playtesters This Fall

GCC S.E.E.D.

Ci3’s Game Changer Chicago Design Lab is looking for high school students (grades 9-12) to provide feedback on its board, card and digital games.

Playtesting sessions will take place Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. and every other Saturday from 12:30-2 p.m. on The University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park.

Click here to learn more and sign up.