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 →

Mini Game Jam – Kids, Computers, Games From Scratch

The interest in computing and game development in schools has been on the rise recently.  Encouraging kids to explore the opportunities of game development, as well as a wider understanding of computing software development and the whole science and technology thing. Its all very encouraging. The latest event to be announced is a mini game... 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 →

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