Co-creating Serious Games with Indigenous Partners
Alizée Bessim-Gagné: is a game designer at Affordance Studio, Montreal. During her degrees in Industrial design and Game design, she specialized in creating products that improved the user experience and made it more engaging and playful. Her graduation project, Planète Ekili, a cooperative board game that raises awareness about the importance of respecting the balance of natural resources, was among the finalists of the “Prototype of the Year” 2022 competition. She is the co-developer of Money Smarts, a board game created to teach financial literacy concepts and good financial practices to young Indigenous Canadians.