Helping New Adult Gamers Discover Games & Connect With Others
🏆 Awards: Placed in top 3% (12th) of 305 projects from US, Canada, and UK
💼 My Role: Product Designer
⌛ Timeline: 48 hours
👥 Team Members: Gloria Zhu, Rahidah Banavai
🔨 Tools: Adobe Xd, Illustrator, Miro, Google Forms, Google Drive
In Quarantine™ May, I joined the Design Buddies Discord Channel to check out the online design community. Within 24 hours, I connected with two designers, bonded over our love for eggs, and signed up to compete in Adobe Creative Jam as Team Meringue.
Team Meringue. Combining our creativity and love for eggs. Illustration by Gloria Zhu. Thanks Gloria!
Verizon has reported an increase of gaming traffic up to 75% since March 2020. Due to the loneliness of quarantine, people of all ages are getting into gaming to stay connected and occupied.
According to [GamingShift](https://gamingshift.com/how-many-video-games-exist/#:~:text=After doing some research%2C our,games for the Nintendo Switch.), there are over 1.1M games spanning from multiple genres and platforms.
People who want to get into gaming don't know where to start because they are overwhelmed with so many choices.
Paradox of Choice. Too many options make it hard for users to pick.