Today marks a milestone in our journey towards releasing Apart of Me, the immersive environment that we’re designing to help people understand terminal illness and death.
Our first hand-picked cohort of user testers have now been welcomed into the fold. This morning we sent out the following welcome note:
You have been officially accepted as a games-tester for
You are now part of an exclusive international community of testers, handpicked by the team here at Bounce Works as we believe you have what it takes to make a Big Difference.
We will be taking your feedback on the Demo of the game, and we will use this feedback to make the Full Version of Apart of Me. Your thoughtful feedback will make sure that Apart of Me can really help young people and families going through a really difficult time, when someone they love is dying from a terminal illness.
There has never been a game quite like this before, so as a Games Tester you are helping us to make a game that is both groundbreaking and has a really big heart.
We wanted to give you some details about the journey you are joining us in now.
Please look below at what to expect:
Please note that these dates are a rough guide and may change.
We also wanted to get you excited by letting you know a little more about the main functions we will be asking you to test:
A big THANK YOU from everyone here at Bounce Works for your feedback on the game. We are all growing really big smiles whenever we discuss Apart of Me, and we hope the game brings you a smile too.
You donation will help us provide Apart of Me to as many people as possible. Make a contribution, securely via MyDonate.
Apart of Me is a restricted fund under auspices of Prism the Gift Fund, reg. charity 1099682
We're always grateful to have volunteers who can help us with our mission. If you have skills in fundraising, marketing, UX or games development or if you think you can help us in anyway please visit our volunteering page.
We're actively looking for people who are happy to share their stories of loss or bereavement, particularly if it relates to loss of a parent or sibling at a young age.
We are building a library of stories which will be available and searchable from within our app, share your story to find out more.
You can help a lot by promoting our campaign by sharing it with your friends on social media or any other way you see fit!