Game dynamics and local currency initiative meet in the middle to foster harmony and community.

We're used to hearing about the positive impact that local currency can have to foster indigineous enterprise but the ambitious ‘Macon Money' project has attempted to fuse those beneficial effects with pervasive game mechanics.

“Tens of thousands of US dollars' worth of Macon Money and to earn this currency players cash in bonds that have been distributed to residents of Macon, Georgia. The catch is that each player gets half a bond and to turn it in must find a person holding a matching half. The game builds person to person connections throughout the community while supporting local businesses.

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