We think they can! Which is why we've partnered with Area/Code, an innovative game design firm, to help us create new ways to engage communities around local issues. Check out Area/Code's own Kati London in this video as part of Fast Company's series highlighting young innovators and their work. Don't miss the shout-out for the Knight-funded Macon Money project at the 1:52 mark (thanks, Kati!).
And while we're on the subject ... Macon Money is one of the top 5 Social Impact Games of 2010! Read the full post at Games for Change. Congrats to all the other winners and nominees, including our friends at the Engagement Game Lab.