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  • Games for Lectures: Introducing IdenTrack, ITMO’s New Educational Platform

    IdenTrack is a new educational platform that helps students get into research, write scientific papers, present their ideas, and build their individual learning tracks. Unlike conventional online courses, the platform is structured like a game where students experience life-like situations guided by virtual mentors. By now, over 1,000 students have already taken courses on the platform – with over 80% of them completing their tracks. Read on to learn more about the platform and the minds behind it.


  • Virtual Splendor: St. Petersburg in Video Games

    With its striking, timeless look, St. Petersburg is a city that lends itself well to every medium. We’ve already told you about the many appearances it has made in cinema, both Russian and international, but today, we’ll focus on the most interactive way to (re-)experience the city: video games. From painstaking recreations to vibes-based amalgamations, here are some of the best ways to explore St. Petersburg in virtual form:


  • Gaming Sessions Every Saturday: Play Board Games with GEEKMO Student Club

    What’s the best way to have fun in the fall? That’s right: play board games at ITMO! Every weekend, the GEEKMO student club offers you the chance to try out some of the 100+ games in their collection, including recent titles – and even some developed at ITMO. We asked Vladislav Gaas, an ITMO student and the head of GEEKMO, about the best games to play at the club. 


  • ITMO Student Wins ArtMasters Championship With Economic Simulator About Hermitage Cats

    Eva Avocado is a student at ITMO’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies, and for the last two years she has been developing games. Recently, she won ArtMasters, the open national championship of creative competencies. Eva won in the category Game Designer and received a 500,000 rubles award, hardware, and an internship invitation from an IT company. In this article, she tells us how she accomplished this incredible feat.


  • Four Games Every Russian Played As a Child

    Children’s imagination knows no bounds, and this finds proof in the games kids play. Let’s learn more about them to break out of the routine for a moment.


  • Quiz Champ's Tips for Erudites

    With its chic dresscode, brain-teasing questions, and nail-biting air of suspense, What? Where? When? is arguably the most popular intellectual game show in Russia. In this article, Mikhail Mun, a distinguished contestant and competition host, spills the beans on how to build a strong team, prep for games, and handle even the trickiest questions.


  • Two ITMO Teams Win Web3 Games Hackathon

    Teams Nutcrackers and Valhalla games shared the first place at a recent Web3 games Hack contest, with the first team taking home $1,500 and the second – $500. Both teams will make their games available on TON Play, Telegram’s gaming platform.  


  • Quick Fix: Games for Productive Procrastination

    Is your attention span causing you trouble? Do you find yourself sneaking off for a round of Candy Crush when you’re supposed to be meeting deadlines? Procrastination can be a handful – and any effort to improve your concentration skills is certainly admirable. But avoiding it altogether is near-impossible; so, why not turn it to your advantage? With these games, you can slack off without feeling guilty: boost your cognitive skills, learn a language, discover new trivia, and become a touch-typing pro!


  • Even More Co-Op Games To Play With Your Friends

    If you already know why pigs and rainy rooftops are no good, you might be craving a new adventure you and your game buddy could embark on. Would it be a hilarious action with definitely-not-a-vampire Vlad? Or maybe a heartfelt story of yarnies chasing a spark? And what about your favorite movie characters… turned minifigs? Read on to find your next co-op obsession for PC or console.


  • Traditional Sports: Slavic Baseball, Boxing, and More

    The desire to play, have fun, and stay fit is universal all around the world and throughout the ages. Here’s how Slavic peoples did it in the past – with no gyms and stadiums required.