The Republia Times scores two Games for Change 2013 nods

By Brenna Hillier, Tuesday, 14 May 2013 04:07 GMT

The finalists for the 2013 Games for Change awards have been announced, with one title scoring two nominations.

As listed on the festival’s website, The Republia Times has players working as the editor of a newspaper, attempting to portray the fictional country of Republia in a positive light. It was the only title to score two nominations, winning a nod for Best Gameplay and Most Significant Impact.

The 2013 Games for Change festival takes place from June 17-19. The Festival’s intent it to explore, promote and highlight game design wich brings about positive effect in the world through education, communication or other means.

  • Most Innovative
    – Blindside
    Developer: Epicycle / Platform: Mac, PC, iOS
    – Jewish Time Jump – New York
    Developer: ConverJent / Platform: iOS
    – Nevermind
    Developer: Team Nevermind / Platform: PC
  • Most Significant Impact
    – Data Dealer
    Developer: Cuteacute Media OG / Platform: Online browser
    – Eskom Energy Planner
    Developer: Formula D Interactive / Platform: Online browser
    – The Republia Times
    Developer: Lucas Pope / Platform: Web
  • Best Gameplay
    – Quandary, nominated for
    Developer: Learning Games Network / Platform: Mac, PC, Web
    – Reach for the Sun
    Developer: Filament Games / Platform: Web
    – The Republia Times
    Developer: Lucas Pope / Platform: Web

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