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OpenIDEO Design Challenge Board Game

How about an OpenIDEO Design Challenge Board Game that can let children and offline communities participate in challenges?

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An OpenIDEO Design Challenge Board Game would open the field to the most creative people on this planet - our children!
Current challenges could be printed and inserted into the game. The game output could be uploaded later. The game architecture would derive from and be interwoven with the OpenIDEO mobile app.
The Board Game could also be used by remote communities with limited internet access. It can also break the ice at OpenIDEO meetups.

What kind of social impact does this concept achieve?

Enables Comprehensive Community Participation in the Design Challenge.

What skills are required to take this concept forward?

Cutting and Gluing Paper.

How do you envision this concept being supported financially?

Sell the OpenIDEO Design Challenge Board Game kit online.

Virtual Team:

Meena Kadri has great Board Game inspirations here: and this one by Thao Vo:


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Fantastic Avi! Your Challenge Card, Sina's Innovator Toolkit and this provide a suite of tools that can bring the process to all levels and in most circumstances. Making what today might be called "low tech" tools extends the reach to the technologically challenged and those without "high tech" resources. Perhaps this could be turned into a nascent challenge to be followed up as the Card and possibly the Toolkit are realised. Have bookmarked this for future consideration.

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