Sebastiaan Meijer (POLG/KTH Stockholm) and Heide Lukosch (SK) have been invited to represent the “Next Generation” of gaming researchers in a panel discussion called ”Back to the Future of Gaming” together with Richard Duke, and several other “Veterans” of gaming research at the International Simulation and Gaming (ISAGA) conference 2014 entitled “The shift from teaching to learning” (http://www.isaga2014.com/). The conference will be held in Dornbirn, Austria, from 07.-11.07.2014. Furthermore, the ISAGA conference paper of Shalini Kurapati (SK), Daan Groen (InThere), Heide Lukosch (SK) and Alexander Verbraeck (SK) on “Microgames in Practice: A Case Study in Container Terminal Operations” has been nominated for the best paper award. Last but not least, Rens Kortmann (SK) and Heide Lukosch (SK) are organizing an interactive workshop on the “Future of distributed gaming” at the conference. Gaming research of TBM is thus very well represented at one of the largest gaming conferences in the world.