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  • We need a BUG to fix the system!
  • Güven Çatak (Dr.) Founder & Coordinator of BUG
  • BUG is a game lab project, started by Communication Design Department of Bahcesehir University, located at BAU Galata, Istanbul.
  • Focusing on video games and playful experience design, BUG sets out to fill in the blanks and aims to be a communication, research and education platform for the game scene in Turkey.
  • Game.Doc: Game Scene in Turkey (in collaboration with xm:lab, HBK Saar, 2011)
  • Playful Interactions by Eric Rosenbaum & Michael S. Welch (in collaboration with MIT Media Lab, Lifelong Kindergarten, 2012)
  • Game Workshops (a 3-week summer boot camp, 2012) 521 applicants 41 participants 31 instructors 60 hours of class
  • Game Workshops (a 3-week summer boot camp, 2012)
  • Game Workshops (a 3-week summer boot camp, 2012) BUG produced 7 teams & 7 games.
  • GameX 2012 BUG won the Best Indie Game award.
  • BUG network in Berlin BAU Berlin Wooga HTW Berlin Games Lab Computer Spiele Museum A Maze Indie Game Festival
  • BUG Game Studies
  • BUG 2013 events Global Game Jam Istanbul
  • BUG 2013 events Hack the Hackathon
  • BUG 2013 events Design Jam
  • BUG 2013 events Gamification Workshop
  • BUG 2013 events BUG founded its student army
  • BUG 2013 events Games for Events
  • BUG 2013 events UCLA Game Lab Polemical Game Design Workshop
  • BUG 2013 events Patrice Desilets masterclass (Creative Director of Assassin’s Creed)
  • BUG 2013 events International Conference of Interactive Digital Storytelling icids.bahcesehir.edu.tr
  • BUG 2013 events Mark Rein-Hagen masterclass and playtest of his new game ‘I am Zombie’
  • BUG 2014 events Global Game Jam Istanbul
  • BUG Game / Gamification Projects Sinan The Master Architect client: Turkey Building Information Center a gamified mobile app for experiencing the works of famous architect
  • BUG Game / Gamification Projects Forest of Wealth client: Turkish Ministry of Forestry an edugame, targeting villagers for raising awareness on certain products
  • BUG Current / Future Projects a promotional game for the BAU Communication Design Department an edugame project for Museum of Islamic Arts, Berlin
  • Thank you! guven.catak@bahcesehir.edu.tr facebook/buggamelab vimeo.com/buggamelab bug.bahcesehir.edu.tr