Events


Save the Date: EAE Play 2022

Come and view our giant play testing party! Drop in on twitch from 12:00pm – 7:30pm (MST) and check out any of the following and more: Graduate student thesis games Undergraduate capstone projects First semester graduate student prototypes Reels from The Gapp Lab, Machinima, Traditional Game Dev, Alternative Game Dev and Intro to Game Design […]

The Future Fun Experience of Esports

October 20, 2022, 5-6pm Lecture Space 103, Bldg 72 Esports are big business and business wants you watching esports at in-person venues. However, it’s hard to beat the experience of watching Twitch from the comfort of your own couch (probably without pants) so how do we design the future experience of esports to be sustainable […]

Truth Necessity and Contingency: The Rhetoric of Historical Games

October 6th, 2022 | 5-6pm Bldg 72, Lecture Space 103 Description: How do we square notions of veracity in the design of games which depict a past with their nature as systems of counter-fact? And how does our framing of the past inform our stance toward the present and future? Bio: Dr William Huber is […]

Careers in Games Fireside Chat

Monday, Oct 3rd, 11-12pm MT Do you have questions around careers in gaming? Do you want to learn more about taking your experience and telling a compelling story on your resume? Do you have questions around imposter syndrome and tips to overcome it? Or, are you curious on how you can best stand out on […]

Save the Date: EAE Launch 2022

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Come and view our giant launch party! SPONSORED BY Hosted on Twitch! Alternate Control Games Traditional Game Dev and Alternative Game Dev Medical Games and Apps Lab presentation Machinima short films presentation EAE Super Mario Maker Level Design Awards 13 NEW STUDENT GAME LAUNCHES Alumni in industry spotlights Check out the games being shown!

The UX of Fortnite

April 14 | 5-6pm EAE Grad Lab Bldg 72(RM 250) User experience (UX) is still a very new mindset to the video game industry, and has specific challenges considering that games need to be fun and engaging. As former director of UX at Epic Games and 14-year+ veteran in the game industry, Celia Hodent will […]

Save the Date: EAE Play 2021

Come and view our giant play testing party! Drop in on twitch and check out any of the following and more: Graduate student thesis games Undergraduate capstone projects First semester graduate student prototypes Reels from The Gapp Lab, our Machinima, Traditional Game Dev, Alternative Game Dev and Intro to Game Design classes Featured EAE Alumni […]

Save the Date: EAE Launch 2021

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Come and view our giant launch party! Drop in on twitch and check out any of the following and more: Graduate student thesis games Undergraduate capstone projects First semester graduate student prototypes Games research projects from games for health Reels from our Machinima, Traditional Game Dev, Alternative Game Dev and Intro to Game Design classes […]

Speedrunning: How do you compete in a single player game?

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Speedrunning: How do you compete in a single player game? Featuring Kosmic, World Record Speedrunner. Friday March 26th – 10am MT Join Kosmic, one of the top Super Mario Bros speedrunners in the world, as he talks all about the world of video game speedrunning. A large portion of the presentation will be dedicated to […]

Gaymer Night 2021

2nd Annual Gaymer Night Hosted by EAE/ LGBTQ Center Monday 29 March 2021 7PM-9PM MST Join us for a completely VIRTUAL Gaymer Night to celebrate Pride Week at the University of Utah Monday, March 29th 2021. Just like the in person event last year we will have a keynote speech, music, games, and more! Everyone […]