The New York Times’ most popular story of 2013 was not an article. It was aninteractive 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. All Infos can be found on the Hackathon´s Website here.
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. What on earth is a Hackathon. Read this and this. An now check #NEWSGAMESHACK