BYOG for Road Safety

Date & Time: 
February 23, 2018 (All day) to March 4, 2018 (All day)
 
 
 
Build Your Own Game for Road Safety
 
DRIVE TOWARDS ROAD SAFETY
 
NASSCOM Gaming Forum in partnership with the Transport Department, Government of Maharashtra will organise a nationwide BYOG from the 23rd of February. The BYOG will invite Game developers to create Games which would enable learning and creating awareness about Road Safety and Traffic rules through Interactive digital Games. 
The Hackathon will begin from February 23rd 2018 and end on March 4th 2018.
Participants have to develop a game on the following themes in this time period and ensure that it is submitted on this website by March 4th.
 
Registrations open on February 2nd 2018 and close on February 22nd 2018.
Registration for this BYOG is a must. Click here to Register.
 
Themes
  • Road Safety
  • Road Etiquettes
  • Rules of Road Regulation
To participate in the awards, the game submitted:
  • Where: It's an online hackathon, you can participate from anywhere.
  • Who can participate: Indian citizens, individuals, start-ups, companies registered in India
  • What: Participants need to develop games around the theme of
    • Road Traffic Safety,
    • Road Etiquettes and
    • Rules of Road Regulation.
  • The game has to be interactive, educative and engaging while making the users aware about the theme in a fun way.
  • When: Registration will start from February 2nd 2018
 
Prize Money
The top three winners would be selected where the winner would receive:
  • Winner: Rs. 5 lakh
  • First Runners Up: Rs. 3 lakh
  • Second Runners up: Rs. 2 lakh
 
Terms and Conditions
  • The game should be new, created specifically for the theme of game based learning for road safety and rules of road behaviour. Your game must be developed entirely during the BYOG duration.
  • You are expected to come up with new and innovative ideas, any idea that has been copied from somewhere will be disqualified
  • Should not have any objectionable content including but not limited to content that is unnecessarily violent, racist, sexist, and offensive, illegal or hateful.
  • Should not infringe any third party's intellectual property or privacy.
  • Should not in any other way violate Indian laws
  • The game should incorporate at least one of the themes of the game jam.
  • All game submissions will be reviewed for content and compliance with these Official Rules before being judged. Entries found to be in contravention of the Official Rules or otherwise deemed by the contest organizers, at their sole discretion, to be inappropriate will be disqualified. The organizers reserve the right to make the final determination as to what games are eligible to take part in this Contest.
  • You can make a game for this jam using any engine/framework of your choice, like Unity 3D, Unreal Engine, Cocos2d-X, Game Maker Studio etc.
  • The decisions made by the organisers and the jury are final and binding on the participants.
  • The Government of Maharashtra will own all the rights relevant to games submitted by the winning entries.
  • Applicants will have to submit a link to their game on this portal which can be either played online or downloaded and played
  • The game so developed should be made available on both Android and iOS platforms post announcement of the Winners.
  • Winners should enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Maharashtra post the winners are declared for a period of One year for regular updates and bug fixes to the game. The department may seek 10% of the prize money as Performance Bank guarantee to be returned after the expiry of the one year support period.
  • Payment to the winning entries as far as possible shall be done through online means to the bank account mentioned in the application form.
  • After the announcement of the winning entries, the department may collaborate with such winners for aesthetic changes and final polishing of the end product.
  • The game so developed should be self-sustaining and created to evoke maximum learning, user engagement and interest.