Games for Change has announced the finalists for the 2019 Games for Change Awards and a consent game is one of the finalists for Most Significant Impact. Rispek Danis (The Respect Dance) is a game intended to teach young people about the meaning and importance of consent.
Rispek Danis is a culturally appropriate game created for youth in Vanuatu, a country with one of the World’s highest rates of sexual victimization. The game is narrated in Bislama, a primary language of Vanuatu, and all dialogue, locations, and music are representative of ni-Vanuatu youth life.
Congratulations to all of the finalists!
The Stillness of the Wind (Coyan Cardenas, Memory of God)
Detroit: Become Human (Quantic Dream)
GRIS (Nomada Studio)
Tendar (Tendar Claws)
One Hand Clapping (Bad Dream Games)
Nintendo Labo (Nintendo)
Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed: Ancient Egypt (Ubisoft)
Most Significant Impact
Can’t Wait to Learn Uganda (War Child Holland)
UNICEF Kid Power (Teravision Technology, Teravision Games and 42 Mate)
Rispek Danis (Jennifer Ann’s Group)
My Memory of Us (Juggler Games)