Tartu Ülikooli Mängujämm 2024

Are you ready to bring your dream computer game to life? University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science and CGVR laboratory recently hosted an electrifying event that brought together gaming enthusiasts of all skill levels, though, mostly focusing on beginners. An Educational Challenge Tartu Ülikooli Mängujämm 2024 was an exciting event where participants had less […]

University of Tartu Pro Game Jam 2024

The University of Tartu Pro Game Jam 2024, held from January 26th to 28th, was a collaborative event catering to both gaming enthusiasts and professional developers. The event encompassed two parallel tracks: the Global Game Jam 2024 for junior participants and an advanced game development challenge for seasoned professionals. Splitting of Juniors and Pros The […]

Computer Graphics Projects EXPO 2024

Video games, virtual reality, and computer graphics enthusiasts gathered on the 26th of January for our yearly expo. Our lab rooms and hallway became a place for the local industry and students to show each other their latest fantastic works. Five local organizations were represented, and ten of our best student projects were available for […]

University of Tartu Game Jam 2023

The creative spark was in the air, and the excitement was palpable as 62 participants gathered for the University of Tartu Game Jam 2023 from September 29th to October 1st. In this thrilling 3-day event, attendees embarked on a journey to create small games from scratch, collaborating with newfound teammates, and pushing the boundaries of […]

Games at MängudeÖÖ 2023

On the 30th of September, our students showed their games at the Estonian gaming and pop culture event MängudeÖÖ 2023. The highly popular event brings together everyone in Estonia who is a fan of all sorts of games, esports, cosplay, and popular culture in general. From tournaments and cosplay competitions to video game music and […]

Blastronaut at Digit 2023

On the 21st of September, we participated in the Estonian software conference Digit 2023. The conference took place in the Estonian National Museum and brought together software development companies from all around Estonia. Our lab was present in the University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science booth, where we showed the game Blastronaut. The video […]

Tartu Ülikooli Mängujämm 2023

Tartu Ülikooli Mängujämm 2023 was a three-day event that took place from 28th to 30th April 2023 hosted by University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science and CGVR lab. The event was aimed at beginner game developers who were interested in learning more about game development and gaining experience in creating games. The event started […]

University of Tartu Pro Game Jam 2023

The University of Tartu Pro Game Jam 2023 recently (3rd – 5th February) concluded with 63 participants showcasing their creativity and skills in game development. The event, which lasted for 48 hours, challenged the participants to create games from scratch, based on a given theme. The University of Tartu Pro Game Jam 2023 was a […]

Computer Graphics Projects EXPO 2023

Fans of video games, computer graphics, and extended reality gathered on the 27th of January in our third annual expo. Our lab and the nearby area became a meet-and-greet area for our students and the local industry. Seven Estonian video game and extended reality companies showcased their latest works. Our students showed ten outstanding course […]

University of Tartu Game Jam 2022

From the 30th September to 2nd October in 2022, the University of Tartu Institute of Computer Science together with the CGVR lab organized their own game jam called University of Tartu Game Jam 2022. A game jam is usually a 2-3 day event, where you find some interesting people and develop a small game together. […]