Introducing The Y Not Jam

There's new games jam happening - and it's a little different. Glasgow Caledonian University has partnered with BAFTA Scotland to host the Y Not Jam. The Y Not Jam is an all-women event that will take place at Glasgow Caledonian University between Friday the 29th of August and Sunday the 31st of August. The Y... Continue Reading →

MolyJam Spreads Over Scotland

Jam! Jams!  Not the fruit preserve, but the short form competitions for designers and developers, which allow, enable and encourage freeform jazz-like game creation.  They've been springing up all over the shop, baby.  From primary school children to charity, from professional developers to first timers, jams are becoming a phenomenon around the world, with Scotland... Continue Reading →

Life Of Play, Life Of The Mind Richard Lemarchand Speaks At GCU

Glasgow Caledonian University, in association with IGDA Scotland, is hosting a master class on Tuesday 2nd July, with Professor Richard Lemarchand, former game designer with Naughty Dog (Uncharted series) and now professor of game design at the University of Southern California. The masterclass, entitled Life of Play, Life of the Mind: What Game Design Can Teach... Continue Reading →

BAFTA PLAY – Glasgow, May 8th…

BAFTA PLAY is the first EVER BAFTA Scotland games event.  It's taking place on WEDNESDAY 8TH MAY at Glasgow Caledonian University's Saltire Centre, kicking off at 6:30pm. It gives visitors from the film, television and games industries, a chance to meet and see the winners of this year's BAFTA New Talent Awards and the Scottish... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Jam – Back, Bigger, Better, More

The Scottish Games Jam is the local outpost of the massive Global Game Jam - an annual competition which challenges teams to build an original new game in only 48 hours. Organised by the Independent Game Developers Association, the global games jam has run since 2008.  Last year, the jam attracted over 6,500 competitors, in... Continue Reading →

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