MEGA Game is designed to be an on-line learning tool and a place, where creating positive impact becomes a habit. It was made to provide a fun, interactive, and engaging way for talented people, international organizations, social enterprises, and green businesses to join together, generate measurable social and environmental impact and in such way contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and create a sustainable world. This is done through the completion of missions, progression through quests, and learning from video trainings.
Everyone who wants to contribute to achieving Sustainable Development Goals and make the world a better and more sustainable place is welcome to join and play MEGA Game! Still, the game was specifically made for young environmentalists, high school and university students, and recent graduates to play together with international organizations, social enterprises, and green businesses to generate positive social and environmental impact in the real world. p>
By playing MEGA Game you will be contributing to the combined efforts of the global society in achieving Sustainable Development Goals and creating a sustainable world where eco-friendly habits and lifestyles are the norm. You will also be producing a tangible impact in society and the natural environment, promoting open access to e-learning opportunities, and developing your own skills to help you forge your own future – all while having fun! In the end you will build up your own dream profile of a Change Agent with clearly visible practical experience accumulated, skills developed, testimonials received, and results achieved that you can then share with your peers and potential partners or employers. The two ways to play MEGA Game is as a Green Agent or as a Mission Provider. Further details can be found below. p>
Green Agents are the individual players, who take on and complete missions and watch video trainings to gain the knowledge necessary for accomplishing missions. Mission Providers are typically international organizations, social enterprises, and green businesses posting missions and trainings for the Green Agents to play and learn from. p>
As a Green Agent you will be on the front lines fighting for a better and more sustainable world. You will directly contribute to the global progress towards Sustainable Development Goals and create meaningful positive impacts in your society and the natural environment. Furthermore, you will learn how to live a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle, develop professional skills, and gain practical work experience in different fields through playing missions. Achievements and other bonus rewards will be given to you depending on your performance and results in the game. Last but not least, you will achieve mastery in your preferred fields of science and nature conservation and build up your dream profile and status of a true Change Agent that you can then show to your friends and potential employers. p>
Once you have registered to play the game you can start signing up for missions. Click on the Missions tab in the header menu to access the Missions Hub. Here you will see the list of all available missions on the left side of the page and their location on the map on the right side. Remember: not all missions have geographic locations, so you are advised to check the list of missions first.The missions in the Missions Hub can be searched or categorized by different criteria such as popularity,recency of their creation,category of social and environmental impact,etc.For each mission in the list of the Missions Hub you can see its category,title,and the number of XP points you get for accomplishing it successfully.The more challenging the mission is, the more XP points it offers.So, you can plan your strategy for earning XP points and progressing through the game in advance.Clicking on the mission title in the list will open the mission window with its description, objectives, information about its Mission Provider, deadline(if available), geographic location (if available), requirements(if available), and rewards for successfully completing this mission.At the bottom of the mission window you will see the button „Accept”. By clicking on it you accept the mission, and it is automatically added to the list of accepted missions on your Profile page.You should also receive notification about it.Remember: you can accept a mission only before its deadline and when you meet all its requirements(if the mission has any).
Missions in MEGA Game can be related to one of the 8 basic categories of impact:
The missions in MEGA Game are designed for you to experiment with your knowledge, develop your skills, and build up your Change Agent profile. But what if a mission is too challenging for you and requires additional information and knowledge you do not currently possess? Do not worry, this is part of your learning process, and there are tools to help you.Practically every mission in MEGA Game is connected to a video training containing the necessary information for you to accomplish the respective mission.At the bottom of the mission window click on „Watch Training” to access the video training connected to it.You can also watch it in the Trainings Hub by clicking on the Trainings tab in the header menu and selecting the necessary training from the list.Remember: watching video trainings till the end can award you with additional XP points.In addition, some missions can have the button „More Info”. By clicking on it, you will be redirected to an external web resource with additional information and knowledge on the subject of the respective mission.Studying this additional information will add value to your learning and personal development, as well as increase your chances for accomplishing the mission successfully.
Missions and video trainings are created by Mission Providers registered in MEGA Game. They are typically international organizations, social enterprises, and green businesses that want to work with individual players to produce measurable social and environmental impact and create a sustainable world together. The missions they post in the game may be part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative or social / environmental programme. Mission Providers may also post missions in order to find and test a potential employee for their social or environment-related job offers. Certain missions are posted by MEGA as well. p>
When you have accepted a mission, it appears in the list of accepted missions in your Profile page. Find it there and click on it to check its objectives and what you need to do to accomplish it. A mission can have from 1 to 3 objectives.
As you complete the objectives one by one,you can check them to track the progress of mission accomplishment.When all the objectives are checked, the button “Submit Report” becomes accessible.Click on it to open the Report Submission page.Remember: you can submit the report only before its deadline.
On the Report Submission page enter the description of your accomplishments of the mission according to its objectives.If a mission asks you to attach a document,image,or any other file,choose the file and add it as an attachment below.You can also add your personal comments,ideas,or feedback on the mission in the Comment field.Remember: your comments might not be considered in the evaluation of your mission report.
When you are ready with the report,click on the “Submit Report” button below.Your mission report will then be sent to the Mission Provider that posted the respective mission for review.You should receive notification about it.Remember: you can always come back, edit, and resubmit your mission report before the deadline of the mission.
When your mission report is approved by the Mission Provider of the respective mission, you will receive notification about the rewards you have earned, as well as direct feedback from the Mission Provider on your performance and results.
Rewards gained from successfully completing a mission may include:
Each time you accomplish a mission, you earn XP points that are added to your overall XP score. The XP points help you progress through levels to the mastery status of a Change Agent.There are 10 Green Agent levels in MEGA Game that are reached upon achieving a certain amount of XP points:
Achievements are special rewards that are unlocked when you perform a certain action or demonstrate a specific behaviour in MEGA Game. You have to discover yourself how to unlock each one of them. But every time you unlock a certain achievement, you get additional XP points and sometimes even skill badges. p>
Yes, you can. Click on the Leaders tab in the header menu to access the Leaders page. There you will see the leaderboard with all the Green Agents in MEGA Game. The leaderboard shows their rating based on the XP score and level reached, codename and avatar, current level and rank, and the number of XP points accumulated so far. You can choose to display all Green Agents, the ones registered recently, the players nearby based on your geographic position, or the Green Agents currently logged into MEGA Game.
By clicking on a Green Agent avatar in the leaderboard you will open his / her public Profile page.There you will see the number of missions accomplished, achievements unlocked, XP points earned, level reached, Industry Experience accumulated, skill badges collected, and feedback received and displayed publicly of that particular Green Agent.
Mission Providers are typically international organizations, social enterprises, and green businesses that have decided to step forward and lead the creation of a better and more sustainable world. As a Mission Provider you will stimulate the global progress towards Sustainable Development Goals and enhance your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities / projects / programmes through meaningful and measurable positive impacts in the society and the natural environment. You will also benefit from crowdsourced contributions to your initiatives through fast, effective, and cost-efficient engagement of enthusiastic volunteers worldwide. Furthermore, you will be able to educate your volunteers and prepare them for the tasks to be done for your initiative and then monitor and evaluate the results, impact, and success of it through reports coming to you on-line. In such way you will gain access to talented youth with practical experience and developed skills in project management, research, engineering, teamwork, leadership, etc. for potential recruitment. Last but not least, through real-world contribution to social wellbeing and nature conservation you will build up a socially and environmentally caring brand of your organization / company. p>
You can always edit your Mission Provider profile information by accessing the Edit Profile page from the header menu. There you can change your displayed name, logo / brand image, password, name of your organization / company, and other organizational data. When you click on „Save Changes” the previous information will be replaced by the newly entered one. Remember: information about your organization / company (including the logo, website, e-mail, contact phone, and brief description) is displayed in all missions and video trainings you create, therefore for your own benefit and promotion of your brand we recommend you to fill in all the fields in your Profile, including the non-required ones.
Once you have registered in the game you can start creating missions. Missions are mini-projects or individual tasks related to resolving a specific social or environmental issue you can create and publish in MEGA Game for Green Agents to complete it. Missions can be connected logically, thus forming a quest for Green Agents to accomplish in order to get a complete practical learning experience on a certain topic.To create a mission,click on the button of mission creation on your Profile page.The Mission Creation page will appear.There you should enter the following information:
Trainings are e-learning resources in the form of video materials with informative description that educate Green Agents on various aspects of social and environmental issues and solutions to them, thus helping the players accomplish missions successfully. It is recommended that every mission is connected to a training, so that a Green Agent benefits from both learning experience and its application in practice in the real world. Trainings can be connected logically, thus forming a complete e-learning course for Green Agents to receive all the necessary knowledge on a certain topic.
Training is created in similar way as mission. To create one, click on the Trainings tab in the header menu and in the Trainings Hub click on the button of training creation. The Training Creation page will appear. There you should enter the following information:
Missions and trainings in MEGA Game can be related to one of the 8 basic categories of impact:
When a Green Agent completes your mission, he/she will send you a mission report. Mission report is the proof of mission completion with the description of the results and positive impact achieved. It consists of the main description in the form of text with possibly image(-s) and video(-s) embedded, optional attachment, and optional comment.
When the mission report is sent to you by a Green Agent,you will receive notification about it.It will arrive as an e - mail message with the reference to a specific mission you have created and the contents of the mission report.To approve the mission report,you need to be logged into MEGA Game.Click on the Submitted Reports tab in the header menu to see the list of all submitted mission reports.There you will see the title of a mission,the name of a Green Agent,who submitted the report,and the status of the report: approved or not approved.Click on the button “Details” to view the contents of a mission report.After analyzing the report,decide whether it is good for approval or not.If yes, then click on the button “Approve”. If not, close the report window and contact its author to provide feedback and suggestions how it can be improved.
When the mission report is approved, both you and the respective Green Agent will receive notification about this fact.Moreover, you will be offered to write feedback on the mission report to that player, which is a very valuable reward that contributes to his / her learning.Use the text field appeared to do it and then click on “Send”. If you do not want to offer your feedback for any reason, just close the feedback window.Remember: when writing feedback, please be subjective and assess the professional performance and results of a Green Agent on a particular mission, not his / her personal characteristics.Irrespective, unethical, and abusive use of the feedback feature may result in the suspension or deletion of your account.
When you accept a mission report, you will receive notification about the rewards earned. These include 1 XP point for a Green Agent accomplishing your mission and 1 Industry Experience progression point for every objective in this mission.
XP points are added to your overall XP score and contribute to your progression from one level to another.They also indicate how many missions you have created and how many of them have been completed by Green Agents.
Industry Experience progression points increase your Industry Experience in a specific category.As a result,they show the fields of impact your organization / company focuses on and how active it is in each field.
Use the XP points and Industry Experience to build up and share a socially and environmentally caring brand of your organization / company that has concrete reports and data to back it up.
We understand that you may not have sufficient time to manage the missions and Green Agents’ reports all by yourself. This is why we have created MEGA Game add-on services specifically for such Mission Providers valuing their time and striving for cost-efficiency, as you. Thus, we can take the entire workload from you and offer the creation and complete management of your missions and the incoming mission reports. And then we provide you a comprehensive report on the players, results, and positive impact of your missions in MEGA Game.
To find out more about the add - on services and request them,please visit the Services page of the MEGA website.You can also write us to email@example.com with the request and any questions / comments you may have.
Each time you create a mission or your mission is completed by a Green Agent, you earn XP points that are added to your overall XP score. The XP points help you progress through levels to the mastery status of a Change Agent.
There are 6 Mission Provider levels in MEGA Game that are reached upon achieving a certain amount of XP points:
Yes, you can. Click on the Leaders tab in the header menu to access the Leaders page. There you will see the leaderboard with all the Mission Providers in MEGA Game. The leaderboard shows their rating based on the XP score and level reached, displayed name and logo / brand, current level and rank, and the number of XP points accumulated so far. You can choose to display all Mission Providers, the ones registered recently, the organizations / companies nearby based on your geographic position, or the Mission Providers currently logged into MEGA Game.
By clicking on a Mission Provider avatar in the leaderboard you will open his / her public Profile page.There you will see the number of missions accomplished, achievements unlocked, XP points earned, level reached, and Industry Experience accumulated of that particular Mission Provider.
For organizations / companies, who want to take full control of the MEGA Game experience, we offer the premium Administrator roles. If you have the role of an Administrator, you can see the Administration tab in the header menu. There, in the User Management section you have access to the database of all users in MEGA Game, both Green Agents and Mission Providers, with their names, e-mail addresses, and current XP score. As an Administrator you can edit this information for existing users, delete their accounts, and create new users.
You can request the Administrator role for your Mission Provider account by writing us to firstname.lastname@example.org.Remember: the Administrator roles gives access to personal user data and MEGA Game design features.Therefore, such access is usually given to Mission Providers, who request separate customized copies of the MEGA Game platform specifically for their projects and initiatives.
If you have the role of an Administrator in MEGA Game, you can modify the design and gamification elements of the game on the Administrator page. There, in the Game Design section you can change the contents of the Welcome, Introduction, and F.A.Q. pages, as well as colour theme of the game. In the Rewards Design section you can administer categories of impact, skill badges and ranks for Green Agents and Mission Providers. In detail, you can modify the names, icons, and award conditions (presented as the XP points necessary to be accumulated) for any existing gamification element or add new ones. In such way you can completely customize your own copy of MEGA Game to suit the brand of your organization / company or your project / programme / initiative that you gamify through MEGA Game.
You can request the Administrator role for your Mission Provider account by writing us to email@example.com.