Cumbrae has been recreated in Minecraft as part of an educational project to help school children learn the island's heritage & history.
Game designer and artist Alfred Twu is speaking online this Saturday about "Games as an Introduction to Political Process and Long Term Planning". Tune in at 19:30.
Scotland has an astonishing new videogames taking place in February 2021. The Play Away Festival 2021 is a fortnight's festival of gaming from our friends at the Tinderbox Collective. Play Away is taking a different approach to gaming. Videogames have an incredible amount to offer the world beyond their huge commercial success. Gaming is now... Continue Reading →
The University of the Highlands and Islands is collaborating with Mesomorphic, a Shetland-based software company, to develop Algorismus, a game to boosts young people’s maths skills. Students and staff from Moray College (home of the Moray Game Jam - the UK's most northerly jam...) will work with Mesomorphic to create Algorismus, which will help students... Continue Reading →
Remedy Quest the 2D casual game being developed by Glasgow-based Game Dr, to combat misinformation and anxiety around the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has launched the first trailer for the game and opened a public beta test.
Curious is the Royal Society of Edinburgh's summer events programme. In 2020, there's a whole thread on #AppliedGames. If you're not up to speed on the application of games outside of games, this is a golden opportunity. It's the future, trust us...
The PLAY Challenge is a competition to find games which help to develop, recognise, or reward 21st century skills, with $10,000 on offer for the winner.
The first update from Game DR on their Innovate UK-backed game, designed to help children and young people understand more about Covid-19, decrease anxiety and follow official guidelines.
Glasgow-based Game Doctor has secured £50,000 of Innovate UK funding to develop a mobile game, to help children prevent the spread of coronavirus as they return to school. Game Doctor will be working with Covid-19 researchers from the University of Glasgow and Queen’s University Belfast on the game, while a health psychologist from the University... Continue Reading →