Game Jam at Lift16

Augustin Solioz, Apr. 25, 2016

During Lift16, we partnered up with Breathing Games and the Swiss Game Center to launch the Health Game Jam, a co-creation event that added a layer of fun and gamification to cystic fibrosis therapy for children. The goal of the Game Jam was to design exciting and imaginative game levels, imagine low-tech connecting devices for health and build a strong community to continue this project in the long run.

We were delighted to host 30 participants at Lift16, among which game developers, designers, musician as well as members of FGLM, a Geneva based foundation that helps children suffering from cystic fibrosis. The participants worked hard to improve the existing game called « Héritage » and to create two new ones: « Les aventures du Briand » and « Bloïd ». These games are all controlled with the patient's breath, using a special device that was developed in collaboration with children suffering from respiratory diseases.

Check out the full article to discover the outcomes and the wonderful games developed during the Game Jam!