Why So Serious?

Beginning in the 1960s, tabletop war games with strong and often complex rules systems in place of referees became popular among civilian war gamers as well as military officers. These...

SGS&C Announces 13 Finalists for 2021

 The Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (SGS&C) announced its 13 finalists for this year’s challenge. The SGS&C category winners will be chosen from the finalists and awarded in person at...

What are the Rule Changes for the 2021 Challenge?

Each year, following the awards ceremony at I/ITSEC, the IPT committee gets together to discuss the successes and areas of growth for the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge, as as...

Games For Change Festival

The Games for Change Festival was held in a virtual environment due to COVID-19 this year.  The lineup was well represented by the industry in both entertainment and serious games — giants in the industry like...

Celebrating the 15th Year of Serious Games Showcase & Challenge — Just How and Why Did It All Begin?

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C)! Look for future newsletter updates and website announcements at sgschallenge.com to learn more about this year’s unique 15th Anniversary Retrospective...

Serious Play Conference Goes Virtual; Attendees from 26 Countries via Zoom

Serious Play Conference, online for the first time due to COVID-19, attracted a worldwide attendance this year, with participants “Zooming” in from as far away as Singapore, New Zealand, and...

2019 SGS&C Winners

ORLANDO, FLORIDA. December 12, 2019 — After a busy four days and hundreds of visitors to the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (SGS&C) booth at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education...

2018 SGS&C Winners

Serious Games Showcase & Challenge Announces 2018’s Top Winners ORLANDO, Fla. — The 2018 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) announced this year’s winners of the annual serious games competition...

2018 Finalists

The Serious Games Showcase & Challenge (SGS&C) announced 23 finalists who will be showcased at the 2018 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) Nov. 26 through Nov. 29. The...

Interview with Scott Orosz (PMR-51) re: Strike Force Defender (SGD)

The following is an interview with Mr. Scott Orosz of PMR-51 who was the driving force for funding the initiative with the Office of Naval Research and MIT Lincoln Laboratory...