BAFTA Scotland Presents: A Keynote With Brenda Romero

In partnership with Robert Gordon University and Oracle Academy, BAFTA Scotland presents a keynote with Brenda Romero, award-winning game designer, Fulbright scholar, entrepreneur, artist, writer, and creative director who has worked in gaming since 1981. As a designer, she has worked on 47 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series,... Continue Reading →

Bjarne Stroustrup (Creator Of C++) Coming To Scotland

Bjarne Stroustrup, creator of C++ will be speaking in Edinburgh and Glasgow on the 28th and 29th April.  This is an incredibly rare opportunity to hear from one of the leading computer scientists of modern times. Harvey Nash and Morgan Stanley are pleased to host free events with University of Edinburgh School of Informatics and Strathclyde University... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network – An Introduction

In September last year I announced to the world that the Scottish Games Network was moving from a grass roots community to becoming something far more strategic and full time.  I may even have used the words 'official industry body' for Scotland's interactive entertainment sector.  I meant them too... I then organised a number of... Continue Reading →

TONIGHT – Computer Animation: Where Science Meets Art

It's a little last minute, but the Edinburgh Science Festival has a real live PIXAR veteran speaking tonight, as part of the event's technology strand... Computer animation comes about through a remarkable collaboration between scientists, technologists and artists. Top animation scientist Ronen Barzel, whose career includes a stint at award-winning Pixar, gives his take on... Continue Reading →

ProtoPlay – Now With Added David Braben!

Gaming pioneer, legend, superhero and all round good chap, David Braben is to open the increasingly awesome sounding Dare ProtoPlay later this month. Mr Braben promises to discuss the development, genesis and evolution of arguably his most famous creation, Elite and the games it has inspired and influenced over the last 20 years. All of... Continue Reading →

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