Thursday, April 14, 2011

Next Week Submission Deadline: 2nd European Best Learning (Serious) Game Competition


Serious Games challenging us to play a better education


Last year, Serious Games Interactive educational game Playing History won the 1st European Best Learning Game competition in the category Best Professional Game

Via: Ludus Knowledge Node - 2nd European Best Learning Game Competition (EBLGC 2011)

The new deadline to submit your game or game idea / concept / storyboard/ to the 2nd European Best Learning Game Competition (EBLGC 2011) is April 22nd, 2011.

There are in total four possible categories under which a game or a game idea can be submitted:


EBLGC is a European-wide competition organized in the context of project LUDUS and open to all interested individuals, companies and organizations that are involved in the development of Serious Games.

The 2nd European Best Learning Game Competition seeks to expand the understanding and capabilities of developing and using Serious Game applications for learning and training and to promote a debate of Serious Games as factor of regional development. 

The submitted games will be judged upon the following main attributes:
  • Problem and Solution / Impact of topic on its field and on society,
  • Excellence in Game and Learning Design
  • Playability
  • Technical Excellence 
The winners of the 2nd EBLGC will be announced in a ceremony that will be held during the 2nd international conference organized by the LUDUS project in Milan, Italy on 26-27 May 2011.

The conference provides participants with a valuable opportunity to present their games to educators, the general public and various Serious Games stakeholders as well as to benchmark their work and ideas in a collaborative surrounding.