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Aesthetics of Play - A Conference on Computer Game Aesthetics
  Full papers for the online proceedings of 3000-5000 words should be submitted by 16 September 2005.

Use Chicago author-date style with author's full name in the references list ( Chicago 15th B 7).  

Papers should be submitted by email to [email protected] in rtf format, which will be converted to html for online publication. Endnotes may be inserted in the text with [].   Please do not use pre-formatted notes.

images should be submitted as jpg or gif in minimum 600 x 800 resolution, preferably larger. Please indicate image insertions in the text with filenames in brackets - for example (research erplaying.jpg). The author is responsible for clearing copyrights before use.  

For use of video or sound, please contact [email protected]  

All authors retain the rights to their own papers for re-publication in print. Please do not publish a copy of the paper online in any other format. We will make sure that your paper is always accessible in the Aesthetics of Play online proceedings.


13 OCTOBER, 2005
Online registration has now closed. Registration on site, NOK 300 per day.
12 OCTOBER, 2005
Conference venue address: Ulrike Pihils hus, Prof. Keysersgate 1. Look for a pale blue and pink house. Please phone Eli on 0047 99 44 14 14 if you have any problems finding us. See map (430 k), opens in new window.
30 SEPTEMBER, 2005
Programme, travel section and front page have been updated.
Web site has been updated with Submission Guidelines for presenters
18 AUGUST, 2005
Programme has been updated
9 JUNE, 2005
Abstracts and preliminary programme have been added to the web site.
21 MAY, 2005
The accommodation page has been updated with special conference offers and information about budget accommodation.
19 APRIL, 2005
The deadline for CfP has now been reached.
16 APRIL, 2005
Confirmed keynote speakers:
Games: The Art of Simulation
Espen Aarseth
IT University of Copenhagen

What Am I Doing in Vietnam?
Jon Dovey
University of Bristol

28 MARCH , 2005
Registration is now open.
22 MARCH, 2005
The opening of the registration has been postponed from 21 March to 28 March
25 FEBRUARY, 2005
Call for papers has been published. Submit abstract
18 FEBRUARY, 2005
The conference web site has been launched.

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