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About the PlayExpo

The PlayExpo is a juried show of games and other interactive entertainment, 3D, 2D, aural, virtual and animated creative work, to be held April 15th at LIU Post.This is the sister festival to the UWW expo.

WE ACCEPT ENTRIES FROM ANYWHERE, but you or your representative MUST be here in person to show your work if it is accepted into the exhibtion. The show is open to individuals or groups of any age (NOT LIMITED TO STUDENTS).

However work cannot have been produced under contract for a company or commercially released.

Congratulations to our winners!

  • GAME FOR FUN: Delve (Kevin Porras, Thomas Quinn, Michael T. Astolfi, Justin Sanders, Alec Galambos, and Charles Brilliant)
  • GAME FOR PROGRAMMING: Horus (Michael Bosschert, Koen Geerling, Jozef Meerding, Farid Salah, Niels Stoelinga, Léon Zeer) Honorable Mention to Nyan Cat(Kiitchi Takeuchi)
  • SERIOUS GAME: History Investigator- the Dreyfus Case (Lauren Perugini, Matt Cooper)
  • GAME DESIGN DOCUMENT: Planetary (Bart Heinen, Jeroen Houttuin, Isaak Kraft vanErmel, Marinda Mensch, Robin Nielsen)
  • 2D GESTURE: Oh No! (Brian Lamey)
  • INTERACTIVE CONVERSATION: History Investigator- the Dreyfus Case (Lauren Perugini, Matt Cooper)
  • SOUND WITH EYES OPEN: History Investigator- the Dreyfus Case (Matt Cooper)
  • 3D GESTURE: Honorable Mention Maxon Prize, The Rose Fairy (Aaron Szczurek)
  • PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Against the Wall (Michael P. Consoli)

Organizing Committee:

Keith Jordan: Outreach and Technology
Andrew Resnick: Sponsor Coordinator
Matthew Cintron: People's Choice Coordinator and Outreach
Lauren Perugini: publications and advertising
Jason Pistorino: Facilities

Contact Elena, if you are interested in participating as an entrant or a sponsor in the 2012 event.

We thank UW Whitewater for hosting the PlayExpo for 4 years. Whitewater will be hosting the MAGD Expo on April 16th at University Center. The first Expo took place on April 5th, 2008. Congratulations to past winners from the 2008, 2009 2010 and 2011 events. To view all past winners simply visit the Past Winners page.