EGS PPE + IGDA + DARE = P.A.R.T.Y.

Party time, people. IGDA Scotland, in association with the Edinburgh Game Symposium and with the lovely people at Kobojo paying for the drinks and atmos, present the EGS & IGDA Kick Off Party! It takes place at Cask and Cork in Dundee's 'vibrant' east end (the Seagate to be precise). There will be networking. Local... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scotland Board Election – Nominations Now Open

Elections are now open for the IGDA Scotland board of directors. The elections allow IGDA Scotland members to choose its next board, or even nominate themselves. To stand for election, you must be a professional IGDA member in good standing and agree to be bound by the chapter bylaws. Nominations must be in by 23:59 on... Continue Reading →

Andrew MacDonald Becomes New Chair of IGDA Scotland

IGDA Scotland has announced that Andrew MacDonald, the organisation's current secretary has been appointed as the new chair. This follows the news that Luke Dicken, the chair since November 2014 - and IGDA global board member for the last three years, is stepping down. Andrew has been working hard behind the scenes for the last... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scotland Presents: Ed Fries

IGDA Scotland has announced its next event - and it's a big one. On Tuesday 8th of July, in association with Abertay University, the organisation is giving everyone who cares to come, a chance to hear from Ed Fries. If you've not heard of Ed before, he has been developing video games for more than thirty years.... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scotland To Hold Mini Game Jam For Primary School Kids

IGDA Scotland has announced its first ever Mini Game Jam, focused on primary school children. The organisation is working with researcher Amanda Wilson, who has worked for the last three years, with primary school age children, using the programming language Scratch. Amanda recognised a real need for younger children to be given the chance to... Continue Reading →

IGDA Scholarships For E3

Daniel Waine, a recent graduate from University of West Scotland's Games Technology program has been awarded one of the prestigious IGDA Scholarships to attend E3 in Los Angeles next month. This means he'll be attending the show as an industry insider, gaining special access both on and off the show floor, receive one-on-one mentorship from... Continue Reading →

IGDA Announces New Board Of Directors Line Up

The International Game Developers Association is a very good thing indeed. If you're planning any sort of career in the video games and interactive industries, then you really should be a member of the organisation. The IGDA has just announced its new directors following the board meeting in April.  Tom Buscaglia was elected chair of... Continue Reading →

Game In Scotland – Programme & Speakers

The 2014 Game In Scotland event happens this Saturday.  Taking place at Abertay University's Centre of Excellence for Videogames, the event brings together dozens of Scotland's game development studios, speakers and experts, for a day of presentations, panels, workshops and exhibition. This year's event brings together expertise and help for those interested in getting into... Continue Reading →

GamesWest – New Event For Students With All Star Speaker Line Up

The University of the West of Scotland, West College Scotland and IGDA Scotland have put together an eye-wateringly good introduction to the world of gaming and the interactive industry as a career. Games West takes place at the UWS Paisley Campus on December 4th 2013. The bad news is, that the event is aimed at... Continue Reading →

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