Game Prototyping
Instructor: Lindsay Grace


Here are a few game contests upcoming game contests you may want to enter:

IndieCade 2009

Indiecade invites independent game artists and designers from around the world to submit interactive media of all types – from art to commercial, ARG to abstract, mind-bending to mobile, serious to shooter – for consideration. Work-in-progress is encouraged.

A diverse jury of industry leaders will select entries for top prizes at the IndieCade 2009 Festival. All entries for the Festival will also receive consideration for presentation at the other 2009 IndieCade international exhibitions including E3, Siggraph, and More....

Submissions Deadline: April 30, 2009 at Midnight PST.


Game for Change: News Game Contest

Games for Change is pleased to announce the 2009 Knight News Game Award, which will be given to the best News Game(s) of the past several years, and presented at the 2009 Games for Change Festival at the Game Expo on the evening of May 28th.  If you would like to submit your game for consideration, please use our Game Submission Form, which will also add your game to the News Game Channel on the G4C site.

As G4C defines it, a news game is a digital game which is journalistic: it enhances people's ability to make decisions in a democracy


College Prep World and AI Washington

"AiW is proud to co-sponsor a Game Design Competition with College Prep World, an organization dedicated to helping students prepare for and succeed in college.  The competition will run through July 1, 2009 and challenges you and a team of 3 or 4 members to design and build an online game that helps students learn to balance their academic, social, and community activities while still trying to maintain good grades!  You must be an Art Institute student to participate and your team members can be from different Art Institutes.  Each team member stands to win $500 for the grand prize, so get your team together and participate!


Check out the full details of the competition at:

Registration deadline is March 1, 2009

Provided by Lindsay Grace for students of the Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago. These documents may be used by others when properly credited. Please email lgrace at aii edu for more information.