Camera Ready Deadline: September 29, 2021

Online Conference: Due the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, AIIDE'21 and all the workshops will be held online again. The workshop will be heldon The workshop date remain the same, as shown below. As usual, accepted papers must have at least one of the authors register to AIIDE'21 and prepare a presentation to present their work.


Coming soon!

About EXAG

The Experimental AI in Games (EXAG) workshop aims to foster experimentation in game AI research and all forms of game development. In addition to presenting traditional academic talks and live demos of AI technology, EXAG welcomes a diverse community of researchers and practitioners with activities including a show-and-tell demo and gameplay session.

New to EXAG

We want to make EXAG the friendliest experience that we can. Feel free to contact us for any questions, comments, or concerns. You can check our talks from previous years on Youtube or enage and talk with other members in the community over Twitter or Discord.



EXAG 2021 will be accepting papers to two different tracks:

Submission Instructions

Please make your submissions at our EasyChair site. Papers must follow the AAAI format and must be anonymized for double-blind review (except Practitioner Track abstracts).

Important Dates

EXAG will be held on October 11-12, 2021, colocated with the 2021 Artificial Intelligence in Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE 2021) conference which will be held virtually.


Submission deadline: August 9, 2021
Acceptance notification: September 13-18, 2021
Camera ready: September 29, 2021


October 11-12, 2019

EXAG Game Jam (NEW)

Have a cool project but don't necessarily want to write a paper? Submit it to the EXAG Game Jam!


Submission deadline: October 1st, 2021

Community Judging: October 8th, 2021


We want to make EXAG the friendliest experience that we can. If you have any questions or comments, please get in touch with us:

You can also keep up to date with EXAG and its community by joining us on: