The Romanizer history game, grand prize winner at the 2021 Scientific Game Jam Lyon

On The April 27, 2021

The 2021 Scientific Game Jam-Lyon took place from April 9 to 11, 2021, as part of the “La Science Entre En Jeu” (science comes into play) festival. 18 teams of young researchers and game developers took on the challenge of creating a science-themed video game in just 48 hours. Ten PhD students from the Université de Lyon took part in this competition.

Elodie Bouhier (ENS de Lyon - ED 3LA) and her team were awarded the jury’s grand prize for their game Romanizer, which asks the player questions about the importance of incorporating a new Phrygian goddess into Roman society.

Cyril Li (Université Jean Monnet Saint-Étienne – ED SIS) and his team were awarded a special jury prize for their game Neurobot, a puzzle game that helps players better understand machine learning.

Find out more about the games on YouTube

Check out the finished projects and play the games

Watch the games being tested by William Brou (member of the jury) on his Twitch channel: