Glasgow Mobile Breakfast: Coffee & Croissants at WeeWorld

CEO of Glasgow based WeeWorld, Celia Francis, is calling for members of the mobile development community to gather for some brekkie and discussion regarding marketing and the mobile app development world. The idea came to …

Compendium Of Interest – Turing & Technology & The World Of Tomorrow

A week ago, the second Turing Festival took place in Edinburgh.  The inaugural event in 2011 was astonishingly good.  Diverse, eclectic and expert, it pulled in speakers and participants from a huge range of disciplines …

Games And Gift Culture

You may remember that Scottishgames recently introduced Steve Hammond into the fray as a guest columnist, giving you insightful and surprising tidbits into the Scottish game industry’s origins. We’ve also had the wonderful Phil Harris …

Users, Creators, Love, Sex and Dwarves – Edinburgh Interactive (Session 6)

Into the final speaker sessions with an almost filmic title. Users to Creators  Starting with a discussion about using the market to create economic growth we have Bill Liao, CoderDojo (@liaonet) Ian Livingstone, Life President …

Noise, Reality, Experience and Crowdfunding Zombies – Edinburgh Interactive (Session 5)

  Who need lunch, as we take you into the afternoon. Getting Above the Noise With more than 500,000 games and applications on Android, iPhone and other devices, players and developers both need a way …

Dragons, Zombies and A Day in the Life – Edinburgh Interactive (Session 4)

Yesterday Edinburgh Interactive closed, with a Dragons Den type affair; the idea concerning a pitch of a game or interactive experience to a panel of Ian Livingstone (Life President Eidos), Rob Woodward (CEO Scottish TV), …

Dare Protoplay 2012 – Day 0

 If you’re reading this, Dare will probably be in full swing already. if you’re yet to go though, allow me to get you in the mood by sharing what makes this year’s even so important. …

Art, Squirrels and the New Reality – Edinburgh Interactive (Session 3)

Back from lunch and into the fray with Are Computer Games Art?   Chris Bateman @SpiralChris International Hobo and Ren Reynolds (@RenZephyr) Virtual Policy Network got a good response from the audience. Hell, yes! We …

The Most Awesome Games Event In The World. Ever.

It may seem like there’s a LOT going on in August.  EIF is coming, Dare is rapidly Protoplying (yes, Protoplying) into something of real significance and now, the Turing Festival has a half day of …

UK Trade Mission To Japan

UK Trade & Investment is organising UK Play, a trade mission to Japan which will run alongside the Tokyo Game Show in September 2012. UKTI will use its extensive network of contacts in Japan to …