The New York Times’ most popular story of 2013 was not an article. It was an interactive quiz. The Times They Are A-Changin. And we are pretty sure that games as the defining medium of the 21st century will also disrupt journalism pretty soon.
Come and join us for Europe’s First Newsgames Hackathon in Cologne, Germany - presented by the Good Evil and the Cologne Game Lab as a Kick-off event for the 5th international computer game conference Clash of Realities.
If you are a journalist, programmer, game designer or illustrator who would like to push things forward this event is for you. You get:
- 48 hours of prototyping
- Like-minded people from all over Europe
- Get to know journalists from Deutsche Welle, Le Monde, NZZ
- Keynote by Tomas Rawlings from Game The News, UK
- Present your result during the Clash of Realities Conference
Europe’s First Newsgames Hackathon is free of charge. All you need to do is apply here. If you are from Switzerland or Austria you can apply for a scholarship thx to NZZ and FJUM! Thx Deutsche Welle for being an active partner!
Okay, wait. You have no idea what a Newsgame is? Listen to this, read this and this and this. What on earth is a Hackathon. Read this and this.