Dare To Be Digital – The Indie Conference – Day 2

Day two of the Dare 2013 indie festival took place on Friday 9th August.  The theme of Convergence carried over from the previous day with an equally eclectic line-up of speakers and panels, examining issues around the ongoing evolution of the games industry. Like day one of the conference, there were some truly inspiring speakers... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital – The Indie Conference – Day 1

This year's Dare to be Digital ProtoPlay featured a two day indie conference, which focused on the issue of convergence - the ongoing overlap between video games and other areas of the arts and media, including film, television, literature and music. This was a bold move from Dare.  Convergence is a topic which is normally... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2013 – The Games, The Talks, The Awards, The Crowds

At 5pm on Sunday the 11th of August, the 2013 Dare to be Digital ProtoPlay event drew to a close.  The four day even in central Dundee, pulled in a record breaking crowd of 13,000 players, gamers, developers, designers, stars, ministers, legends and families. Fiona Hyslop, the Cabinet Secretary for Culture & External Affairs opened... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Digital 2013 Begins

IT has begun.  Dare to be Digital 2013, the games design and development competition for students is now LIVE in the city of Dundee. Fifteen teams from all around the world have come together for the next nine weeks to build a new and original game, before demonstrating it in front of thousands of families,... Continue Reading →

Name Hairy Dare

Let's say, hypothetically,  you were at technically-minded wizard of interactive wonder.  As all technically-minded wizards of interactive wonder, you have a ludicrously adorable little ball of fluff as a pet, confident and familiar.  It's cuter than an Aibo, simpler to look after and doesn't need to be fed oil and paper, or have it's switch... Continue Reading →

Want To Get Ahead? Get A Dapper Hat: Why Dare Matters…

Guest editorial from Dapper Hat Games' Ronan Quigley: Dapper Hat Games are a group of Abertay students who initially formed as a five person team consisting of Charlie McFadden, Stuart Martin, Nikita Bewley, Eilis Armstrong and Ronan Quigley for the purposes of applying to last year’s Dare to Be Digital competition, encompassing a mix of... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Digital 2013 – The World’s Biggest Game Creation Competition – Now Open For Entries

Dare to be Digital is BACK for 2013.  If you're a regular visitor to the Scottish Games Network, then you'll know we're big fans of the competition (disclaimer: the good people at Dare regularly ask your editor to get involved in some way(s) - speaking, presenting, mentoring or hosting the awards.  We're very proud...) Dare... Continue Reading →

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