Amanda Elliott
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  • Journey for the PS3
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Journey for the PS3
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United States
Personal URL
cheatingcollege.com
If my life story were a game, it would be a cross between ...
Portal and Journey - blissfully fun problem-solving action
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Game Designer, Artist, Writer, Entrepreneur, Student, Inventor, Public Speaker
When it comes to my game-making career, I'm ...
a newbie (no game experience ... yet!)
Kinds of games I’m best known for making or want to be known for making someday (check all that apply) ...
Alternate reality games, Crowdsourcing games, Art and Experimental games
Will collaborate for
Creative fulfillment and fun, Experience and mentorship
Anything else you want to say about the kinds of projects or people or organizations you’d like to work with?
I'd like to work to create a game that would help transition young adults from confusion to confidence.

Student debt is a formidable cost that too often young people take on without serious contemplation. Young high school graduates are fantastic at asking the question, "What should I do," but are terrible at answering the question, "What do you WANT to do?"

I'd like to create an education and career life-coaching game, that for players would have the happy by-product of self-discovery. More important than just unnecessary debt-sentence prevention, this also is about improving the future well-being of society as a whole.

We have too many unhappy workers: too many people wasting their lives at jobs that make them barely engaged so that they can barely make ends meet.

We live in a world in desperate need of people who care... and we also live in a world full of people in desperate need of something to care about. And there is hope.
Games you’ve worked on ...
None yet! But I'm currently putting together a small group to start experimenting with crowd games.
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
Leadership and creative problem-solving.

Currently at a young age (19) I am running a coworking space for entrepreneurs in my mid-sized city. It involves a lot of strategizing and community organizing, and it's a heck of a lot of fun!
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
Journey for the PS3
(it put me in-touch with my spirituality)

Half-Life series
(greatly improved my navigation skills!)

Super Mario Brothers for the Wii
(it brought my family closer together)
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