The next Games|Drinks events, organised by All4Games' Colin MacDonald, are taking place in early November in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
The Scottish Games Network, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise are working together to produce the first ever entirely comprehensive survey of Scotland's games industry.
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 90,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see... Continue Reading →
Ladies and gentlemen, the goal of the Scottish Games Network has always been to be of utility to the games sector as a whole. A tool if you will, which pulls together all of the latest news, information and data for Scotland's games sector. Since the start of the year, for a couple of reasons... Continue Reading →
Please take two minutes to read this article - then share it with your friends and colleagues in the games industry... The Next Generation Skills Academy is carrying out a survey looking at diversity and equality within the games industry. They're looking for women working in the games sector to help by filling in a survey... Continue Reading →
Crowd-funding. It was awesome. It was the saviour of indie gaming. It was an over-hyped waste of time. It was a way for the unscrupulous to rip-off the gullible. It was only for the already successful. It was only good for very specific projects. It's... so over. Crowd-funding is still with us. It's being used... Continue Reading →
As a growing number of colleges and universities offer games-specific courses, one of the biggest challenges for academic institutions is to forge the sort of relationships with industry which can benefit their students - and lead to employment for their graduates. Combined with the greatly reduced opportunities in games testing as a route into the... Continue Reading →
QUIJA READING GAMES is a twenty-page perzine created by Mitch Alexander that gives a brief insight into one person's perspective on the possible intersections of non-heterosexual+noncisgender life and games, discussing and exploring how game design, criticism, theory and play can be impacted by queer issues and vice versa. QUIJA READING GAMES is intended for any... Continue Reading →
Elections are now open for the IGDA Scotland board of directors. The elections allow IGDA Scotland members to choose its next board, or even nominate themselves. To stand for election, you must be a professional IGDA member in good standing and agree to be bound by the chapter bylaws. Nominations must be in by 23:59 on... Continue Reading →