Quantum Games Hackathon 2021
Create games using quantum technology!
The aim of the hackathon is to popularize quantum computing and enhance innovations in the quantum computing domain. This event is organized by the Quantum AI Foundation in collaboration with members of QPoland. Feedback and questions: email@example.com.
Games related to quantum mechanics & quantum computing
Worldwide, fully remote
Teams up to 5 people
Up to 100 participants
Open-source (MIT License)
Introductory talk on quantum game dev
Communication through Discord
1st place: 1500 PLN
2nd place: 1000 PLN
3rd place: 500 PLN
24 Sept 2021 (23:59 CEST)
Talks and workshops
25-26 Sept 2021 (12:00 CEST)
Work on projects starts
27 Sept 2021
Submission & announcement of winners
3 Oct 2021
Are the assumptions and usage of quantum mechanics and quantum computing appropriate?
Is it entertaining? Does it have educational potential? Is the user interface inviting?
How creative and innovative is the idea?
Quality and completeness
Is the game polished and ready to play? Is the mechanics well introduced?
Hackathon agenda (CEST timezone, UTC+2)
12:00-13:00: Start of the Hackathon, kick-off lecture (Paweł Gora & Aleksandra Lipińska)
13:00-14:00: Match-making event (Aleksandra Lipińska)
14:00-15:00: Entangle your fun with Qiskit - games world in IBM Q (Piotr Biskupski)
15:00-16:00: Yet another invitation to Quantum Game Theory (Piotr Gawron)
16:00-17:00: Match-making, work on projects
12:00-13:00: Accessibility in games (Artur Roszczyk)
14:00-15:00: Linear algebra is actually a fun videogame: Quantum Odyssey (Laurentiu Nita)
17:00-18:00: Designing interfaces for quantum experiences (Klem Jankiewicz)
18:00-19:00: Mapping the Landscape of Quantum Games (Anant Sharma & Anamaría García)
27.09-2.10.2021: Work on projects
12:00: Deadline for submitting solutions
20:00 Announcement of winners
Requirements for participation
All interested folks should register, provide the required data and accept our Regulations and the Code of Conduct.
The contest is open to participants aged 18 or older If you are interested, please register before 23.09.2021, EoD CET.
We expect a maximum of 100 participants, so we reserve the right to make a selection in the event of a large number of registrations.
All invited people will receive an email will the details including the exact agenda and a link to the hackathon's Discord server. On the first day (25.09.2021), participants will be asked to form teams of 1 to 5 members.
All teams will be asked to submit a link to a publicly available Git repository (e.g., on Github) with the code of their project (available under the MIT license) and with a video recording (up to 5 minutes) presenting their solution.
Results of the "Quantum Games Hackathon 2021":
Team: Dodo Boys
Congratulations to all the participants!