Aims and scope
Journal of Games and Animation is an international refereed journal publishes quarterly online open access by KMF that covers all aspects of video game creation, implementation, testing and deployment as well as education. Video games continue to open new frontiers in entertainment as well as more serious computing. The academic and industrial interest in the design, development, and education of video games has been witnessing an ever-increasing growth and this trend is expected to continue. The aim of this journal is to bring out the latest developments in all aspects of video game development and education in a timely manner. Original, previously-unpublished research, development, and review articles are solicited on the following topics including but not limited to:
Game design (scripts, arts & crafts, gameplay, animation, motion capture, interface)
Game engine (architecture, algorithms, and other implementation issues)
Physics based modeling in a video game
Optimization issues in a video game
Testing and testability issues in video game development
Software engineering issues in video game development
Learning and adaptability issues in a video game
Serious games (creation, deployment, and usage for training)
Education and curriculum issues related to video game
Impact of video game on well-being of society as well as adverse effects
All aspects of entertainment computing and edutainment
KMF Publication Ethics Statement
Journal of Games and Animation is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. KMF takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. KMF takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use latest software to check submissions against previous publications.
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Copyright / Open Access
Articles published in Journal of Games and Animation will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law. The copyright is retained by the author(s). KMF will insert the following note at the end of the published text:
© 2020 by the authors; licensee KMF. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution Law.
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