On Tuesday, 23.06.2020 we met with @Sa.rah @LizzieH and @soly and had almost 2hrs discussion about the grant for ECF. First ideas about the grant concerned exchange of crafts and skills all over the world (possibly starting with the areas where we are - Germany/Austria, UK/Portugal, Burkina Faso, Eastern Europe). You can find those descriptions in previous topics: here and here.
However, this time we once again started from scratch and here are the thoughts that were expressed during the meeting (well - some of them, as the meeting was quite long):
We had a quick look at the projects selected for first round of ECF - there is big diversity of them, we decided that there is a chance for everyone, however - not so big chances as there is plenty of application and not much money for them.
We got back to thoughts about what we would really like to do. Seems that crafts and sharing skills idea is not so relevant for us, and we would rather make this project GAMES - which gathered us in this community at the beginning.
We would like to continue the mission of Trust in Play - still talk about games, share games between us, still maintain network of game designers all over the world. So - we want to use this network and create some kind of exchange. Things that are yet to be decided:
- what do we want to exchange? (ideas or physical things send throught post? do we want to exchange games - produced by us or collected from our environment?)
- do we want to exchange “something” only between TiP community members or we want to spread this and use TiP members as a kind of nodes?
- what should be the mechanics about exchange? @soly said that everyone is exchanging something, how should our project be differnt form that? Are we going to make some special mechanic of an exchange (possibly gamified)?
We also decided that this is the good moment to start working actual description of the project, which we will do soon.
Next meeting is scheduled on tuesday 30.6. at 19h Berlin time here: https://meet.jit.si/trustinplaymeeting
Last but not least - maybe we should merge three topics about this grant?