by Nandika Gupta

“What?” is a collaborative party card game that simulates mild to severe hearing loss through noise reduction means and requires players to complete group tasks. “What?” fosters empathy for the hearing loss experience within social circles and alleviates the stigma and emotional barriers older adults with presbycusis face in their social lives.


Gold in Game Design for Social Change 2021, Student

Gold in Entertainment 2021, Student

Silver in Branding 2021, Student

Silver in Packaging Design 2021, Student

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Lead Designer

Nandika Gupta

University or Design School

Savannah College of Art and Design

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Project Website

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Design Team

Andrea Castro Yanes, Hagar Baruch, Danlei Xiang, Leo Caballero, Eduardo Alfonso

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