The Stout Game Expo (SGX) invites you to our end of the semester game exhibition.
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Welcome to Western Wisconsin's largest game developers event!

Stout Game Expo (SGX) returned as an in-person event for spring 2022, and we will be in person again on December 14th from 6:00-9:00 pm in the upper level of the MSC. Virtual tour of games, virtual reality, and interactive experiences created​ by senior through freshman students of UW-Stout's two Game Design and Development programs will be on display. 


First-Year Student Games

Play dozens of board games created by Game Design and Development 100 (GDD) students.
Get some game on!

Sophomore Games

Exciting games created by Game Design and Development 200 (GDD) students.
Check it Out!

Junior Games

Variety of multi-player, puzzle and party games created by Game Design and Development 325 students.
Game Party!

Senior Capstone Games

Amazing games created by Game Design and Development 450-451 (GDD) students and playable for the first time anywhere!
These are awesome!

Indie Games

Taking game development to new and exciting levels of engagement!
Virtual world thrill

MFA Games

New and exciting levels of game engagement - amazing projects!
Get in the game!

SGX Spring 2022 Award Winners

Freshman Best Implementation: Overlord

Freshman Most Original Concept: Dark Offering

Freshman Audience Choice Award: Blackstone Manor

Sophomore Best Gameplay: Rise and Chime

Sophomore  Best Art: Starlight Postal

Sophomore  Audience Choice Award: Rise and Chime

Junior Best Gameplay: Stellar Decay

Junior Best Art: Sun Staff

Junior Audience Choice Award: Forged

Senior Capstone Best Gameplay: Wobble Warriors

Senior Capstone Best Art: Wobble Warriors

Senior Capstone Audience Choice Award: Newt!

SGX Fall 2021 Award Winners

SGX Fall 2021 Award Winners

Intro to Game Design
(GDD 100)

Most Original Concept

It’s Alive?

Also nominated: Best of the Worst, IMPossible Escape, Wall Street Weapons, Western Warfare


Best Execution

Best of the Worst

Also nominated: Ascension, Monkémon, Space Divers, Space Saboteurs

Video Game Development
(GDD 200)

Best Visuals

Death’s Dog

Also nominated: Elemental, Knight of Dragons, Skyship Frenzy


Best Gameplay

Death’s Dog

Also nominated: Elemental, Knight An’dae, Knight of Dragons

2D Game Design & Development
(GDD 325)

Best Visuals


Also nominated: Crosshatch & Slash, Space Masquerade, Top Dog


Best Gameplay


Also nominated: Culinary Kingdom, Lethe, Smoothie Mania

SGX Spring 2021 Award Winners

SGX Spring 2021 Award Winners

Intro to Game Design (GDD 100)

Outstanding Visuals

Grudgemental Ghosts
Mortal Ascension

Honorable Mention: Chick Magnet, MEATBAGS, Mistakes Were Made, Nightmarish Next of Kin


Outstanding Gameplay

Familiar Faces

Honorable Mention: Bug Hunt, Grudgemental Ghosts, MEATBAGS, Mistakes Were Made

Video Game Development (GDD 200)

Outstanding Visuals

Froot Punch
Homeless Hamster

Honorable Mention: Kill All Gods, The Last Song, Project: Husk


Outstanding Gameplay

Kill All Gods

Honorable Mention: Alchemist Exile, Monster Farm

2D Game Design & Development (GDD 325)

Outstanding Visuals

Magma Mission

Honorable Mention: Battle of the Seas, Kaguya: Star Chaser


Outstanding Gameplay

Hat HighRise
MonkE Pew Golem
Squared Up

Honorable Mention: Kaguya: Star Chaser, Magma Mission, Olek, Stronger than Brass

3D Game Art & Engines (DES 350)

Best Visuals

Temperance Gardens

Also nominated: Capital City


Best Interactivity

Seldom Seclusion

Also nominated: Hallways

Game Design Capstone II (GDD 451)

Best Visuals

Dawn of the Falkonir


Best Gameplay

Dawn of the Falkonir