Me Tycoon teaches young people about career resources and opportunities.
Me Tycoon is a casual, simulation game that offers young people a way to find out more about resources and opportunities about future careers.
Young people often lack the resources, help or opportunities to think about their career. Being able to find out about different types of work, get to grips with transferable skills, or discover the changing nature of the jobs market usually doesn’t happen until well after leaving school.
We set out to create a captivating and satisfying online experience that would encourage young teenagers to proactively explore career opportunities; combining videos of real people doing real jobs within a game world based on skills, activities and money to determine happiness.
We built an online social game that encourages players to explore and develop their virtual life, and compete with others to rise to the top.
Players have the ability to choose between studying, taking up hobbies and choosing from a wide range of career paths. They can also go shopping, take up activities and hobbies, and watch informative videos.
Money management also plays a key role within the game by presenting players with common challenges and problems with financing a particular lifestyle.
Games for Change Festival 2010 Learning and Education Award Nomine
ITSEC 2010 Award Finalist