#GDDG16 – Game Dev Days Graz

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We are organizing the first Game Dev Days Graz! Game Dev Days Graz is a community event for everyone who is interesting in game development: connecting industry, indies, academia, research. The event is free to attend, but the number of places is limited and advance registration is required. Saturday is reserved for panels, talks, and […]

New Paper: Interdisciplinary and International Game Projects for Creative Learning @ITICSE16

Published in: · Proceeding ITiCSE ’16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Pages 29-34 ACM New York, NY, USA ©2016 Abstract: In traditional computer science courses, students do not often get the chance to experience an entire project cycle, starting from the idea development stage and ending with […]

Talk@RESPAWN 2016 – The Art of Games User Research – To Know Your Player You Must Become Your Player

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http://sched.co/7cbq Find me on Aug 16, 14:30 – 15:30 at the RESPAWN 2016 giving a talk on Games User Research. Abstract: There are many cases where a brilliant game design concept fails just because of a disappointing player experience. This can be in a very early stage, when players already fail understanding the game idea or […]

Barcamp Graz – GameDev Session

https://pad.okfn.org/p/bcg15-gamedev Session docu of my gamedev session at barcamp-graz.at/  ================================ Game Development to unite designers, artists, programmers, audio engineers, industrials, students, humanists, ……………. Indie Game Meetups (Vorbeikommen!!)  – 1x per Month http://indiegamesgraz.at  Game Jams (48 hours of awesomeness )  – http://jam.gamelabgraz.com (3-5 July at TU Graz) – http://gamejam.at (Every Januar ) – www.eu-youthaward.org (May, organized by EYA) My […]

Project Outcomes – Game Design and Development Course at TUGraz

Following an overview of the students’ project outcomes of my first course  “Game Design and Development” at Graz University of Technology. Amazing projects! Check them out and enjoy playing them   Rage of Frostie When a sad snowman wants his carrot back he is willing to take some serious risks. Come and help frostie with […]

button 2o15 – Festival of Gaming Culture

button 2o15 – Festival of Gaming Culture 06.-07. März 2015 Fr, 6.3.: 15:00 Uhr bis 03:00 Uhr Sa, 7.3.: 10:00 bis 23:00 Uhr Seifenfabrik Graz Eintritt: VVK: 9,- AK: 13,- Eintritt ab 16 Jahren -> Vorverkaufskarten gibs im ludovico oder bei mir im Büro (Inffeldgasse, bitte Mail) Jetzt bekommt Graz sein eigenes Gaming-Festival Mit dem […]

10 Tips for a Game Jam.

1. Keep it simple!  When designing a game which should be delivered in only one weekend it is important to start with simple game mechanics and a feasible storyline. 2. Lack of artists? Stick to 2 Dimensions. Often game jams lack of artists. When designing your game it might be helpful to stick to two […]