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A Game That Lasts 1,000 Years

A Game That Lasts 1,000 Years
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Fueled by a passion to create a game of such longevity, game designer Daniel Solis has raised a challenge to every game designer in the world with a $1,000 prize to boot.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 23 may 2011

What separates chess, tag, checkers, or card games from all the high-tech games of today is longevity – these board and card games have lasted centuries and have been passed on among numerous generations to be shared and enjoyed.

Fueled by a passion to create a game of such longevity, game designer Daniel Solis has raised a challenge to every game designer in the world with a $1,000 prize to boot:

Create a game. The game can be of any theme or genre you desire, but there is one restriction: You’re creating a “new classic,” like Chess, Tag or card games. So, create a game to be enjoyed by generations of players for a thousand years.

If you are up to the challenge, visit Solis’ entry to learn more.

Daniel Solis

image of the Long Now Foundation’s 10,000 Year Clock

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