Game In Scotland – Programme & Speakers

Game In Scotland LOGOThe 2014 Game In Scotland event happens this Saturday.  Taking place at Abertay University’s Centre of Excellence for Videogames, the event brings together dozens of Scotland’s game development studios, speakers and experts, for a day of presentations, panels, workshops and exhibition.

This year’s event brings together expertise and help for those interested in getting into the games industry, as well as start-up companies, indie studios, new development teams and even the more experienced developers looking for funding and business support.  There’s no excuse for any company not to be there.

This year’s Game In Scotland features new in-depth ‘workshop’ sessions which will explore issues including the Games Media, Writing For Games, Working As An Indie and Starting Your Own Studio.  These need to be booked separately, using the links below…

The full programme for the day is:

12:00 Doors open
12:00-13:00 Exhibition Space
13:00-14:00 Speed Presentations (Lecture theatre 1)
14:00-15:00 Exhibition Space
15:00-15:30 Workshops: Games Media (LT1) Starting Your Own Studio (LT2)
15:30-16:00 Workshops: Working As An Indie (LT1) Writing For Games (LT2)
16:00-16:30 Exhibition Space
16:30-17:00 Panel – The Future of Games
17:00 – Close
Exhibitors include:

Speakers include:

  • Graeme Harvey (Tsumanga)
  • Kate Ho (Tigerface)
  • Anthony Magrath (Nevistech)
  • David Hamilton (Ninja Kiwi)
  • Charlie Czerkawski (Guerilla Tea)
  • Paul Leishman (Pixel Sword)
  • Tom Larkworthy (Firesafe)
  • Gavin Smart (YoYoGames)
  • Amanda Millen (Moray Game Jam/ScreenHi)

There’s still time to register.  Visit the Game In Scotland EventBrite page and sign up.

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