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1st Annual Massachusetts Game Contest

First Massachusetts ChallengeI normally don't focus in on one state for a contest entry, but this one is unusual. 38 Studios (www.38studios.com), a pioneering entertainment company dedicated to delivering a broad spectrum of entertainment products, today announced the 1st Annual Massachusetts Game Challenge (MGC). The contest, open to students studying game design at Massachusetts-area universities, invites the region’s upcoming talent to design a video game.

The unusual part of this contest is that Boston Red Sox pitcher, Curt Schilling, is the owner of 38 Studios. He challenges students, who must establish teams of no less than two and no more than three eligible members. Each team is strongly encouraged to contain members of varied disciplines of study such as engineering, art, and marketing.

Game Art Design

The mission? Build a playable video game featuring the 38 Studios mascot and his alter ego, Mean Munch, as well as create additional characters for Munch's "posse." Top prize is $3,000 to each team member on the winning team. Deadline is 18 February 2008. Visit the site to learn more.


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Game Art & Design (BFA)
  • Online and Bachelor's programs include B.S. in Advertising, B.S. in Web Design, B.A. in Interior Design, and more
  • Curriculum focus on preparing students for a creative career by teaching them the fundamentals of advertising and design
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Master of Arts in Film & TV - Producing
  • Bachelor’s program options include Communication, Political Communication, Cinema-Television, and more.
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Associate of Science in Video Game Design
Keiser University Campus , Port Saint Lucie
  • Ranked among the Best Colleges in the South in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
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  • A private institution founded in 1977 with a current total undergraduate enrollment of over 15,00.
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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Design - Game Art
Broadview University , Salt Lake City
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Game Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
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  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
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