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CUNY Games Festival Archives!

Relive all of your favorite moments from the second annual CUNY Games Festival earlier this month! We’ve storified the tweets from our CUNY Games Festival #cg2015 hashtag, and uploaded photos from the conference to our flickr account. And we’re adding links to slide decks from the presentations, posters, and game demos as they come in — you can find those on our Schedule page.

All of this and more will live in perpetuity on our Archive page. Have some documentation from the conference? Please send it our way! Email

Day 2: Game Day and Prototype Playtest Session!

We’re pleased to announce CUNY Games Festival Day 2:
Game Day and Prototype Playtest session

Come and join the NYC-Playtest Group — a gathering of professional board- and videogame designers, along with MA design students from NYU and the New School — for a day of playtesting game prototypes. Bring your own game to playtest, or critique and learn from some of the best designers in NYC.

Saturday, January 17th, Noon – 6 pm
Whole Foods Tribeca
270 Greenwich St.
New York, NY 10007

Please see Carlos on Friday to coordinate if you plan on attending!

Image by Christopher Langmuir.

Counting Down to the Festival

Six more days! Just 6 days until the CUNY Games Festival 2.0: a Conference of Game-based Learning in Higher Education. Six days until the panels, presentations, posters, and game demos arrive at the CUNY Graduate Center in Midtown Manhattan.

Are you excited? We’re excited! We’re pleased to be able to keep our ticket sales open until the conference day. Check out the day’s schedule, and head over to the Registration page now to register.

Image by Duncan C.

Schedule Posted, Early Registration Still Available

We’re delighted to share the schedule for the CUNY Games Festival! A great day of individual and panel presentations, posters, and game demos is planned for the conference on themes ranging from gaming in the humanities, games for social justice, and game design in the classroom, just to name a few.

If you haven’t registered for the conference yet, don’t wait too long: early registration ends on December 31st! Head on over to register soon.

Image by Kaba.

Our CFP Closes In One Week — Submit Now!

Heads up everyone — don’t let the timer run out! The call for proposals for the CUNY Games Festival 2.0: A Conference on Game-based Learning in Higher Education, closes ONE WEEK from today! Submit your proposals to explore the many ways that game-based learning is impacting higher education by October 15th!

Looking for registration to attend the conference? Never fear, that’s coming soon — registration will open on November 1st. Watch this space for news and details, or email us at with questions.

Image by ewitch.