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ICGJ 2018 : 3rd​ ​International​ ​Conference​ ​on​ ​Game​ ​Jams,​ ​Hackathons,​ ​and​ ​Game Creation​ ​Events​ ​(ACM) - DEADLINE EXTENDED -


When Mar 18, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Where San​ ​Francisco,​ ​California
Submission Deadline Dec 29, 2017

Call For Papers

The 3rd International Conference on Game Jams, Hackathons, and Game Creation Events (ACM) invites researchers to submit papers, game jam event reports and game showcases. ICGJ 2018 will be held in San Francisco, California on March 18, 2018.
See for the full Call for Participation.

Major topics of interest this year will include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Communication skills
- Community building
- Creativity
- Educational dimension of game jams and hackathons (formal or informal)
- Game design issues in game jams
- Game jam and hackathon attendance: who and why?
- Game jam and hackathon impacts
- Game jam and hackathon methodologies
- Game jam and hackathon resources and assets (art, animation, music, sound, etc.)
- Group dynamics
- Ideation
- Incentives and rewards in game jams and hackathons
- Learning in game jams and hackathons
- Makerspaces
- Rapid application development
- Team formation
- Theme development
- Tools and technologies

- December 29th, 2017: Full Paper, Short Paper submission deadline
- December 29th, 2017: Event Report abstract submission deadline
- December 29th, 2017: Invitation for complete showcase submission
- January 19th, 2018: Notification of acceptance of Full Papers
- February 2nd, 2018: Late-Breaking Papers, Project Showcases, Full Event Reports -
submission deadline
- February 12th, 2018: Notification of acceptance
- March 18th, 2018: Conference

Four​ ​categories​ ​of submissions​ ​are​ ​considered:
1) Original​ ​and​ ​unpublished​ ​research​ ​as​ ​full​ ​scientific​ ​papers
2) Late​ ​Breaking,​ ​Short​ ​and​ ​Position​ ​Papers
3) Reports​ ​of​ ​innovative​ ​game​ ​jam​ ​or​ ​hackathons
4) Game​ ​and​ ​showcase​ ​submissions​ ​of​ ​interesting​ ​games​ ​and​ ​projects​ ​developed​ ​at​ ​game jams​ ​and​ ​hackathons

Papers​ ​and​ ​reports are ​submitted​ ​through​ ​EasyChair:​

Each​ ​full-length​ ​and​ ​short​ ​paper​ ​submission​ ​will​ ​undergo​ ​a​ ​double-blind​ ​review​ ​process. Reports​ ​and​ ​showcase​ ​submissions​ ​will​ ​undergo​ ​a​ ​single-blind​ ​review​ ​process.​ ​Papers accepted​ ​as​ ​full​ ​paper​ ​will​ ​be​ ​published​ ​by​ ​ACM​ ​in​ ​the​ ​ACM​ ​Digital​ ​Library.​

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