The connections players make with videogame characters are of great interest to Gabriel Elvery, an LKAS PhD funded researcher at the University of Glasgow. Elvery, who will be delivering a workshop at the upcoming Play Away Festival, is exploring how and why we become so attached to virtual worlds and their residents, and what we can learn from these interactions.
The thoughtful discussion during Creative Dundee’s recent InGAME Insights event quickly proved that this is a crucial time for how we think about play in public spaces - one wracked with challenges, but also teeming with potential.
Heads up, folks. The 2015 http://www.edingame.com/ takes place on Wednesday and Thursday next week. The symposium's rather awesome (and unique) mix of panels, speakers, music, performance, concerts, discussion and debate are back, but this year there's a twist... It's in Dundee. Yes, Scotland's throbbing games hub is playing host to the country's most exciting and... Continue Reading →
It's all change for Game In Scotland, the country's home-grown recruitment event focused on the gaming sector. Created originally as a graduate recruitment event, the event has been funded to date by the team at Scottish Enterprise. Now however, the role of Game In Scotland and the opportunities for the sector have changed hugely. Scottish Enterprise... Continue Reading →