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Educational Gang Games

'The Sky is the Limit' is a Board Game That Explores the Dangers of Gangs

— January 5, 2016 — Life-Stages
'The Sky is the Limit' is a board game that's currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, with a mission to teach kids in South Africa about gangs.

The board game is designed to have kids build a prosperous life for themselves by moving up the career ladder. Players have the chance to buy objects, study and collect job cards in different career paths in the art, political, beauty, engineering sector and more. As they progress throughout the game, players will be tempted by the offers of gang members. However, giving in to their special offers has severe consequences. Ultimately, in The Sky is the Limit, players must decide if they want to work hard to achieve their dreams or get rich quick at the expense of other players.
Trend Themes
1. Educational Board Games - The rise of educational board games, which can be used as an effective tool to teach kids about various topics.
2. Gang Prevention Education - Increased emphasis on educating kids about the dangers of gang life, through innovative methods like board games.
3. Career-oriented Games - Game-based learning tools that introduce kids to different career paths and help them understand the steps needed to achieve success.
Industry Implications
1. Education - Education industry can leverage innovative board games to teach students about various complex topics.
2. Gaming - Gaming industry can explore and invest in effective educational games that provide value to kids and parents.
3. Non-profit - Non-profit organizations working on gang prevention education can benefit from incorporating innovative board games into their outreach and education programs.
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