Program – Student Game Showcase 2024

Welcome to MAU Game Showcase 2024!

Game Development students are organizing the Game Showcase for the course year 2023/24.

Where? MAU Game Lab, (MAU Orkanen building, rooms OR:A332 and OR:A333).

When? Friday May 31, from 11.00 to 15.30.

Games, snacks, soft drinks, music, prizes, and an Arcade Machine!

Special Sessions

11.15 – 11.30 Game Habitat. Upcoming events.Jesper K Kristiansen, Business Development Manager at Game Habitat
11.30 – 11.50 Student working my way to a job!Valter Lindecrantz, Junior Unreal Engine Developer at Sony Europe

A talk regarding the viability of combining studies with working as a student employee, and how that eventually resulted in a full time position as a junior unreal engine developer at Sony Europe!

In this position I develop R&D Location-Based Entertainment content for use at events and fairs around the world. Now, what the heck is that? Come to the talk to find out!
11.50 – 12.10 Game Development in academic researchHampus Norén, Programmer at Lund University

Merging game development with academic research, focusing on creating driving simulators based in Unreal Engine for traffic safety research at Lund University.
How did I end up here, and what am I actually doing?
12.10 – 12.30 Panel – Questions & Answers

Grab some snacks, take a sip, and shoot your questions at our guest speakers! Let’s discuss about games and career opportunities until we realize it’s late lunchtime.
14.00 – 14.20 Budget up!Pål Schakonat – Business Development and Game Design Teacher at Folkhögskolan Skurup Fridhem

Do you entertain the idea on going indie? Let´s look at the cost first! A quick and dirty guide to estimate how much it cost to make an indie game.

14.30 – 14.40 Awards ceremony!

Stay with us until the end to see the results of the best game awards!