2015 Moray Game Jam OPEN FOR ENTRIES

2014 saw the inaugural Moray Games Jam take place at Elgin College in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. As far as we can tell, it remains the most northerly game jam in the UK... It was excellent. 45 designers, artists and developers took part and a wild time was had be all. Now the 2015 jam... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam: Sunday Morning

Two hours to go.  Thus far there have been no meltdowns, no collapses, no screaming hysteria. In fact the whole of the first ever Moray Game Jam has been marked by remarkable levels of good humour, cooperation and calm. The teams are still working. The projects are, for the most part, looking good. Playable demos... Continue Reading →

UWS Game Jam 2014 – The Results

The recently created University of the West of Scotland Game Development Society recently held its first ever Game Jam. Taking place from 31st January - 2nd February 2014, the jam was organised by Martin Grant and Stephen Mcgroarty of the UWS Games Dev Society.  The jam pulled in Computer Games Technology and Computer Games Development students... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam – Open For Entries

Entries are now open for the Moray Game Jam.  Scotland (and the UK's) most northerly jam EVER takes place on the 14th - 16th of March at the University of the Highlands and Islands' Moray College. Teams are being sought to design and create a new and original game in only 48 hours.  The prize... Continue Reading →

Moray Games Jam – Be there

The teams at Hunted Cow, Moray College and Screen HI are collaborating to create what is believed to be the most northerly game jam ever to take place in the United Kingdom. The 48 hour Moray Game Jam takes place on March 14th-16th, at Moray College in Elgin.  It's open to teams of 2-5 people... Continue Reading →

Jam On!

The Global Game Jam is the biggest event of its kind in the whole wide world.  Scotland has been at the forefront of the GGJ for the last several years thanks to the team at Glasgow Caledonian University, who have supported it and helped it grow into one of the largest and most active locations... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Scotland – New Talent Awards – Call For Entries

The call has gone out for entries for the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards.  This is a competition exclusive to Scotland, which is open to new creators and practitioners - students, new teams, start-up companies and the like. It allows those starting out in the screen industries to have their talent and creativity recognised before... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network Partners With Scottish Games Expo

Back in November we reported a new public facing games event being planned for October 2014, in Edinburgh's International Conference Centre. Since then we've met Magdala Media, the company behind the expo a couple of times, to find out their plans for the expo and to see where it fits into Scotland's gaming calendar.  The... Continue Reading →

Game Hack Is Back – 16th & 17th November – Dundee

After launching in 2012, TIGA's Game Hack is back in mid-November and this year it's grown.  In addition to the main event in Pinewood Studios, the 2013 event will also have a sister hack taking place in Dundee's Abertay University. Running overnight from the 16th - 17th of November, the Game Hack is open to... Continue Reading →

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