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Esports Recruiting

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Utah esports is committed to its student athletes both in competition and in the classroom. Please reach out to us to take part in this new beginning of varsity esports at the University of Utah. Recruiting now at GamerU. If you are interested in being notified about future registration tryouts or events, fill out the form below.

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EAE Lecture Series – The Meaning of Play

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In this engaging hour-long presentation, award winning game designer and acclaimed philosopher Dr. Chris Bateman takes you on an imaginative voyage through five hundred million years of play, using the latest empirical and philosophical research to trace the aesthetic motives that inspire beings to pursue play, and the lineages connecting the different kinds of play that these motives brought about. …

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Rx U: A Prescription to Play

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KSL visited to learn more about how games can help with medical issues, so Dr. Altizer introduced them to the Therapeutic Games and Applications (The GApp) Lab, where games are made with a purpose. Check out the video below and click here to view the full article.

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Summer Camp Registration is Open!

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EAE has partnered with Youth Education at the University of Utah to offer more classes than ever this year! Hop over to our Summer Camps page to look at the offerings for this summer, or head directly to the Youth Education website to sign up. Registrations are open now!

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EAE Lecture Series – “Games UX Research”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents: Title: Games UX Research – How it fits into Game Creation Date: March 6, 2017 Location: EAE Masters Game Studio Time: 5-6:30pm Description: User Experience Research is a generally established field in the tech world but it has specific and sometimes unique applications into the games world. In this talk we will go over ...
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EAE Lecture Series – “Saeculum Postmortem”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents: Title: Saeculum Postmortem: Developing History Games with Students Date: Friday Feb 24 Location: EAE Masters Game Studio Time: 1:00-2:00 Description: Dr. Fredrick will talk about his experience creating Saeculum, a historical educational game used in class, in collaboration with students at the Tesseract Center for Immersive Environments and Game Design at the University of ...
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EAE Lecture Series – “From EAE to Mortal Kombat”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents: In this talk EAE alum Vaibhav Bhalerao will share his experiences working in the Chicago games industry and the role that his education has played so far. With programming credits on titles such as Killer Instinct (2013), Mortal Kombat X (2015) and an Oculus Rift Title, Dragon Front (2016), Vaibhav has learned a lot …

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EAE Faculty at the Capitol!

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EAE and our own Dr. Roger Altizer’s Therapeutic Games and Apps lab (a.k.a. The GApp) were excited to participate in the Film and Digital Media Day on the Hill today! It was a chance to show our legislators and Governor Herbert some of the amazing technology we’re creating at the U! Check out some pictures of the event below, and …

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EAE Lecture Series “Social Elements in Games”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents: "Social Elements in Games" by Seraphina Brennan When: Feb 8, 1:30-2:30 Where: EAE Games Studio (Building 72, Level 2) Who: Open to the public "Social Elements in Games" Community management is a crucial aspect of any modern videogame release and its relation to game design and development is complex and interesting in many ways. ...
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EAE At Half Time!

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EAE and the Athletics Department joined forces at the Utah vs. Oregon basketball game! We entertained the audience with a bunch of student games in the concourse and featured a video at half time! Here’s the replay if you missed it!