Game In Scotland – Speaker Presentations

Ten very different companies gave ten very different talks and presentations at the 2013 Game In Scotland event.  As part of our exclusive coverage of the event, we’re delighted to make those presentation files available …

Enable LAC Games Workshop

We were delighted to be invited to Guerilla Tea’s second workshop with Enable Scotland’s East Renfrewshire Local Area Coordination (LAC) Team; with some parents and LAC’s there with the kids. For those of you who …

Creative Scotland Open Sessions – Your Editor Speaks

After a year which can best be described as ‘challenging’, Creative Scotland, the organisation tasked with supporting, promoting and helping Scotland’s creativity is holding a number of ‘open sessions‘ which will “encourage open debate on …

TIGA Investigating Impact Of Piracy On Digital Developers And Publishers

Piracy has been a part of the games sector since the early days of the home computer revolution.  Things have moved on since the surreptitious trading of cassette tapes in school playgrounds.  The advent of …

Fully Funded R&D Placements – Companies & Students Wanted

The Centre for Digital Entertainment (CDE) a partnership of Bath and Bournemouth Universities has secured funding to embed students within games companies to work on research and development projects. They’re looking for good physics, maths …

Culture Secretary Admits Games Companies May Be Hiding

A mere six weeks after the Scottish Games Network set the world afire with a detailed dissection of the Economic Contribution Study, PR company Media House has sprung into action and written a letter expressing …

Stand Up And Be Counted – Prove We Exist

Following on from the creative industries report, it’s become clear that the ‘computer games’ industry in Scotland needs to take itself more seriously, make itself more visible and ensure we are included in any research. …

Scottish Government Responds To Creative Industries Report

It’s been a tumultuous and busy 24 hours.  News of the research into Scotland’s creative industries has spread throughout the global games sector and into the mainstream media… Now, the Scottish government has been in …

No Revenue, No Value, No Students – Videogames Sector In Scotland Doesn’t Exist

Yesterday we reported that the digital media and interactive sectors had been inexplicably omitted from the 2012 Year of Creative Scotland awards.  Today the reason may have become a little clearer. The games industry in …

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 …