Scottish Games Industry Survey – PLEASE READ

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.

2015 in review

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 →

Jobs, Games, News, MORE

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 Help – Next Generation Skills Academy Needs You

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 →

Event – Crowdfunding V Crowdlifting – Unlocking The Potential

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 →

Terrier Studios Opens Office In Dundee And Angus College

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 →

Introducing QUIJA

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 →

IGDA Scotland Board Election – Nominations Now Open

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 →

Scotland Says No

This is very simple. The video games industry should be and must be a safe and inclusive place for every participant, regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnic or social background. This is includes developers, publishers, journalists, anyone working within the games industry and extends all the way to players themselves. Bullying, harassment, abuse and threats of... Continue Reading →

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