Events


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 […]

EAE Play 2020 Recap

The stream from Dec. 4th 2020 showed off over 30 student made games and other content! Watch the full twitch stream here:  To see more details on the games that were shown Visit this page! Story from COE Click Here!

Save the Date: EAE Play 2020

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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 Games research projects from games for health Reels from our Machinima, Traditional Game Dev, Alternative Game Dev and Intro to Game Design […]

Career FUNdamentals

Nov 19th 2020 | 10:30am mt Join Amy Christianto, Recruiting Coordinator at Santa Monica Studio, as she discusses a number of fundamental skills that every student needs to excel in the job application and interview process. An extensive Q&A will follow the presentation. For questions and more info about this event please email adam.hunter@eae.utah.edu

World of Warcraft Art Presentation

Nov 17th 2020 | 1pm mtJeff Parrott, Senior Art Manager for the World of Warcraft team will be the presenter. He may also bring an additional speaker depending on the availability of his team.Please join us as we chat with an artist on the World of Warcraft Team from Blizzard Entertainment! Tune in to learn more about […]

Multi Team Collaboration

Talk Description: Join David Kennedy, Game Director at Ubisoft Annecy, as he talks about collaboration at Ubisoft, how to take those lessons into smaller teams, and how it all applies to our current world of working and learning from home. Bio: David Kennedy is a 15+ year veteran of the video game industry, the last […]

GAME SURVIVAL SKILLS

Talk Description: Join industry veteran Steve Derrick as he talks about all the survival skills that students need as they enter the game industry: portfolio best practices for all disciplines, making the most out of your time at school, how and why to network, and all sorts of other important info! Bio: Steve Derrick has […]

EAE Launch Party ’20

Join us for the EAE Launch Party! Join the EAE program on April 22, for a special presentation on Twitch. EAE and the graduating class of 2020 will present over 45 student produced games, showing trailers, live gameplay and interviews with the student teams. The event will be entirely produced with faculty and students safely […]

Featured Talk – Sajid Farooq

Speaker: Dr Sajid Farooq Date: March 6, 11am-12pm, EAE Game Studio(Bldg 72, 2nd Floor) Talk title: Optimizing Your Game: Beyond the Basics Description: Game optimization can be something between a dark art and a rabbit hole. It is tempting to seek radical algorithms, and fancy culling techniques to extract that last bit of performance in […]

Featured Talk – Jinghui Dong

Speaker: Jinghui Dong Date: February 27th, 5-6pm, EAE Game Studio(Bldg 72, 2nd Floor) Talk title: Things You Should Know about Immersive Game UI Description: Back in the day, a game’s user interface (UI) was sometimes added at the end, almost as an afterthought. Those days are long gone and UI design is becoming an increasingly […]