Imagine Cup 2013 – Romania Local Finals

Three weeks ago we’ve submitted a prototype of our game together with some documentation for the Imagine Cup 2013 National Finals preselection. At the time we didn’t really see the national finals as a tangible opportunity to qualify in the World Wide Finals. There were around 190 students from Romania and Moldova registered in the competition (that’s somewhere between 40 and 50 teams) and they were only going to choose 9 teams to participate in the next stage. Also, they were going to judge all the projects from all categories together, after the same criteria… This meant that they had to compare games with serious world citizenship and innovation projects. The odds were not in our favour.

We’ve been caught off guard when, three days after the submission, the finalists were announced… And we were on that list… Alongside with a team of freshmen fellows from our University, ThinkIT.

We were going to Bucharest to present our project in front of a panel of judges…

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