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Massive multi-player online games baby!

Five grand is on the table, that’s $5,000!!! in a contest to Design an MMOG.

The idea, according to an article in the Washington Post, is to promote democracy with a massive multi-player online game:

a competition to develop a game that promotes international goodwill toward the United States, a kind of Voice of America for the gamer set.

Enter the contest at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy Virtual Worlds web page here. Also, check out their Games and Public Diplomacy blog here.

Prizes of up to 5 grand to create a veritable virtual exchange program extolling democracy and fun? Who’s in?
George W. Bush
ummm… Helloooo?!??? Anyone there????

By Andy Sternberg

Andy Sternberg is a digital strategist and marketing specialist with a focus on enhancing interactive and user experience through content and social media. He's been tweaking content and music-related websites since the '90s and has a Master's in Online Journalism. He's currently the head of Social & Digital Media at Rotary International. Find him on Twitter @andysternberg.

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