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Challenge your students to design a game, attend a Discord seminar, or even be recognized for outstanding leadership skills through social philanthropy.

Everyone Designs Challenge

The E1D Challenge is designed to get gaming clubs thinking STEAM, practicing social emotional skills, and creating games as a social group. 


Will your group compete to design a tabletop game prototype or dive into coding with video game play?



November 1: Register Your Team (ongoing registration)

November/December: Brainstorm your game and begin the worksheet

December: Start prototyping your game - continue the worksheet

January: Begin Playtesting

February: Review Feedback and continue playtesting/revising -- update worksheet

March 15: Information will be given through Discord on the submission process

March 31: Final modules due to VGCUSA

Winners Announced: After judging


- Clubs may submit more than one team to compete, though members are asked to not be on more than one team that is competing.

-We recommend teams consist of no more than 5 members.


-Teams will decide to create an opening scene and a single playable level of a Video Game OR a playable prototype Tabletop Game.


- Scheduling of your teams meetings is up to you, though participating teams will most likely put in 4-6 hours of work per week.


Prizes will be distributed for each of the following categories!

- Most Original Video Game (Opening Menu and Level 1 Gameplay)

- Most Original Table Top Game (Unboxing, Directions, and Gameplay)

- Most Awesome Art with Backstory (Character Design and Lore)

- Most Original Concept (Based on Theory of Design)

- Best Social Game (Based on CASEL 5 Principles)

Tabletop Gaming Design


Teams may begin registering for the E1D Challenge by filling out this Google Form


We are excited to continue this event and look forward to seeing what your students create.


Video Game Judges:

More info coming soon

Tabletop game Judges:


Keith Blume: President, L4 Studios

Jeff Horger: Designer, multiple games and Professional Game Developer

John Coussis: Designer, Pacific Typhoon

Terry Coleman: Designer, multiple games

Luann Stubbs: Playtester Extraordinaire

Thank You  Sponsors

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