EAST COAST GAME CONFERENCE ®

April 19-21, 2022

The Largest Conference for Game Developers on the East Coast

Event Details

This year’s East Coast Game Conference will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center on April 19-21, 2022! Triangle Game Initiative, host of the event, is busy recruiting premier speakers and sponsors to make 2022 an in-person celebration. We plan to host seasoned developers, emerging Indies, and students looking to break into the game industry.

Game Art Contest

East Coast Game Conference is providing an opportunity for both students and professionals to have their work viewed by game development professionals around the country.

Nominees will have artwork juried by industry professionals ... and ... there will also be a people’s choice award! There are separate student and professional categories with sub-categories of 2D, 3D and photogrammetry.

Top-tier winners will be presented with a prize; student and professional contest winners will each receive an ECGC 2023 VIP pass ($499 value). Interested in entering Interested in the 2022 art contest? Check out the details.

Deadline is Noon, Wednesday, April 14 2022.

T-Shirt Contest

Red t-shirt with ECGC contest design - girl with VR headset.

Although the conference was virtual in 2021, ECGC and Triangle Game Initiative want to recognize the winner of the t-shirt design competition.

Congratulations to Kim Lanham for her design! She will receive a pair of VIP tickets to the 2022 East Coast Game Conference and two t-shirts featuring her artwork.

Watch for your opportunity to purchase these limited edition 2020 t-shirts at our 2022 event!

Interested in the 2022 T-shirt contest? Check out the details. Deadline is March 25, 2022 @ 5PM.

Important Notice

The health and safety of our guests, volunteers and staff are very important to us. East Coast Game Conference will comply with all federal, state and local mandates at the time the conference takes place. Currently in Raleigh, large indoor gatherings are allowable as long as masks are worn and social distancing is observed.

This information will be updated as the conference draws closer.

News

Catch the latest about East Coast Game Conference

Check out last year's event news below. 2022 updates are coming soon.

ECGC Newsletter Vol 1, Issue 4

Looking to break into the game industry? Then the ECGC Career Lounge is a MUST. We have a Discord channel dedicated for you to explore. There will be round table discussions and portfolio reviews ready to help.
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ECGC Photo Gallery

ECGC Newsletter Vol 1, Issue 3

ECGC features a narrative track with award winning writers - from indie to AAA. In this week's newsletter, Jesse Scoble battles with storytelling, Amanda Garner peeks into romance, Richard Rouse reflects on fantasy, and ECGC Core Team Narrative Lead Richard Dansky sips a scotch.
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ECGC Photo Gallery

ECGC Newsletter Vol 1, Issue 2

Indie developers find ECGC an ideal avenue for networking, showcasing their games as well as finding solutions to challenges encountered by start ups. With a virtual delivery, this year’s conference will continue to offer these opportunities through ...
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ECGC 2015 Art Contest entry

Game Art Show Contest

ECGC announces its first ever juried Game Art Contest. With professionals and students categories in 2D, 3D and photogrammetry, entrants will have their work judged by industry professionals and also entered in the People’s Choice competition.
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ECGC Photo Gallery

ECGC Launches Newsletter

East Coast Game Conference published its first newsletter in advance of it's virtual event on April 21-23. This weekly update features short spotlights on speakers, contests, sponsors - giving insight to what to expect at this year’s conference.
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East Coast Game Conference is Back

This year’s East Coast Game Conference will be held virtually, April 21-23, 2021. The Triangle Game Initiative, in cooperation with The Powell Consulting Group and MeetToMatch, are hosting the event, and are is busy recruiting premier speakers.
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