GUIDELINES FOR GAMES:
We’re so excited that you’re interested in submitting a game to DYM. This guide will help you deliver a game that’s high-quality and ready-to-use… for youth workers to play in ministries around the world!
What To Include In Your Game Submission:
- A .dymgame file, saved from the DYM Games app.
- Make sure your game stands out with a custom Title Graphic and custom background.
- Special instruction word document (if necessary)
- We recommend at least 10 Question/Answer slides if it's a game built with Trivia or Pixelate.
Custom Title Graphics and Background should be:
Dimension: 1920px by 1080px
Resolution: 72 ppi (Pixels Per Inch)
Color Mode: RGB
File Type: JPG/JPEG
Sometimes a simple idea can go a long way. If you have a great idea for an event, group game, or experience, please follow these notes to ensure that it’s something other youth workers can use in their ministry.
1. Include a detailed Word document
As you prepare these games for submission, be sure to look at it through the lens of someone who’s not played before--write clear instructions and include a supply list. The more detail you give, the easier it will be for a youth worker to execute.
2. Link to resources
Some ideas require props, materials, outside apps, etc. Always include links to the necessary resources. If you’d like, create an Amazon Shopping List and include the link with your submission, it’ll make playing your game that much easier!
3. Include photos
“A picture is worth a thousand words” is a popular phrase for a reason. Sometimes, a written description just isn’t as helpful as a photo. If you created a unique way to play your game, take a picture of the set-up and include it with your Word document.
4. Scale when possible
Some youth groups have 10 kids, others have 400. If “Blindfolded Crowbar Toss” game needed 15 crowbars for your 100-person group, make a note that smaller youth groups can get away with 8 crowbars.
Once you’re ready, compress your files using a .zip file (or share them with us using a Dropbox link) and submit it here! If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you so much for partnering with DYM to help Youth Workers like you win!
The DYM Team