Third Annual ICGJ on March 18


from Join us for the 2018 International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons and Game Creation Events (ICGJ), the first — and so far only — academic conference dedicated to game jams and hackathons. The 2018 conference will be held at Github corporate headquarters in San Francisco on March 18, 2018 and is chaired by Dr. Johanna Pirker of Graz […]

Talk @ Respawn / Devcom 2017 about SNA in Games & Communites

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Social Network Analysis 
in Games and Communities – Links & References Publications SNA of Destiny Report: “Analyzing Player Networks in Destiny” Gamasutra Article: “Playing with Friends in Destiny Scientific Paper: Integrating and Inspecting Combined Behavioral Profiling and Social Network Models in Destiny SNA of Global Game Jam Scientific Paper: Social network analysis of the global game jam network […]

CFP: ICGJ- International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events


The International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events is a peer reviewed academic conference occurring annually. The conference proceedings are published though the Association of Computing Machinery’s digital library (ACM digital Library). DETAILS: Calls for Participation   Long and Short Papers We invite contributions on all aspects of game creation events using […]

Working Group @ ACM ITICSE 2016: Game Jam Junior Working Group Education

Working Group 7: Game Jam Junior Working Group Education Details: Working Group Leaders: Allan Fowler – Kennesaw State University, USA – Johanna Pirker – Graz University of Technology, Austria Bruno Campagnolo de Paula – Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil ABSTRACT Game Jam Junior is designed to introduce young learners to computer science concepts in […]


First-ever International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events (ICGJ 2016) Following up from our very successful series of workshops in the past few years, we are pleased to announce the first-ever International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events (ICGJ 2016). This will be a one-day conference held on March […]

Barcamp Graz – GameDev Session Session docu of my gamedev session at  ================================ Game Development to unite designers, artists, programmers, audio engineers, industrials, students, humanists, ……………. Indie Game Meetups (Vorbeikommen!!)  – 1x per Month  Game Jams (48 hours of awesomeness )  – (3-5 July at TU Graz) – (Every Januar ) – (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 […]


2ND KLAGENFURT GAME JAM Link: Date: 17th April – 19th April, 2015 Time: 48h, see program! Location: Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt E 2.42 The 2nd Klagenfurt Game Jam is open to everyone who likes games and wants to create, test and talk about games. Starting on Friday the topic will be revealed to all participants at the same time and random […]