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The 5th International Educational Games Competition at ECGBL 2017

ECGBL 2017 will host the 5th International Educational/Serious Game Competition. The aims of the competition are:

GBL-ChildrenECGBL 2017 will host the 5th International Educational/Serious Game Competition at FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Graz, Austria on 5-6 October 2017.

Games submitted for the competition are expected to accomplish an educational goal. Authors should be prepared to explain their design and evaluation process, why it is innovative (the game itself or its educational setting) and how they achieved (will achieve) the impact they seek. The game should be in a development state that engages the player for at least 10 minutes.

The aims of the competition are:

  • To provide an opportunity for educational game designers and creators to participate in the conference and demonstrate their game design and development skills in an international competition;
  • To provide an opportunity for GBL creators to peer-assess and peer-evaluate their games;
  • To provide ECGBL attendees with engaging and best-practice games that showcase exemplary applications of GBL.

Games in any format are welcome and this includes both digital and non-digital applications.

Submission

In the first instance a 500 word outline should be submitted online. Successful competitors will be invited to attend ECGBL 2017 to present their games to the judges.

Submit a game outline here

The 5th International Educational Games Competition at ECGBL 2017

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline – 16 June 2017

Notification of Game Acceptance –16 July 2017

 

If you have any queries, email: sue@academic-conferences.org

 

Previous Winners have Included

 alien czech game cody River Mystery
2016 Winner
Curcuit Warz
Michael Callaghan, Niall McShane and Augusto Gomez Eguiluz, Ulster University, UK
2015 Winner
Czechoslovakia 38-89: Assassination

Cyril Brom, CharlesUniversity, Prague, Czech Republic
2014 Winner
Meister Cody - Talasia Learning Math
Tino Holthausen, Kaasa Health, Germany
2013 Winner
Mystery of Taiga River
Sasha Barab and Anna Arici, Arizona State University, USA