Here are some of our most frequently asked questions about the competition. Click each question to expand the answer.
First, games can provide ways for individuals or groups to explore issues of identity in an engaging and safe environment. Negative stereotypes, narratives of blame and discrimination all work to pit communities against each other and create the enabling conditions for violence or war. Second, games can expose to narratives that are not shared in mass media. They offer engaging ways to tell stories, and are well suited to building empathy about the perspectives of other groups. Third, leveraging social networks, games can be a means for contact. Game interfaces can provide ways for players to talk with each other.