Salt Lake Community College student Jason Wild uses lessons he learned from business and marketing classes to help launch a new party game.
Wild and his cohorts from the Quick Wits comedy improv group invented a new game called Out of ConTXT. The game uses suggestion cards in which participants provide answers through their cell phones.
“This is the kind of game people want to play,” Wild says. “It will change game night.”
While similar to Apples to Apples or Cards Against Humanity, Out of ConTXT creates dynamic gameplay that solicits an infinite amount of responses. The creators used their own money to create a beta deck for people to start playing and the game sold out at Salt Lake Comic Con last year.
Wild is using his education at SLCC to help him and the co-creators succeed.
“No one really had a solid business background,” Wild explains. “I thought SLCC would provide me with the right resources to make sure that our business was headed in the right direction and not headed for failure.”
Out of ConTXT has a Kickstarter page to help secure more funding. The creators plan to add a geek deck, an election deck and an adult deck with lots of other ideas to come.