Dare to be Digital Launched By V&A Game Designer

The 2014 Dare to be Digital competition launched today, fronted by the V&A museum's first ever game designer in residence, Sophia George. Sophia was a Dare to be Digital competitor back in 2011, as part of Team Swallowtail. The team not only won Dare to be Digital, but went on to claim the BAFTA Ones To... Continue Reading →

Getting Girls Into Games – Free Talk At Dare ProtoPlay Festival

Girls with a love of computer games are being encouraged to consider making games as a career, with a free talk at the Dare ProtoPlay festival in Dundee on Thursday 8 August. BAFTA-winning Sophia George, who is also the V&A’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, will take the stage with Erin Michno, co-founder of... Continue Reading →

V&A Appoints BAFTA Winner As First Ever Game Designer In Residence

The V&A Museum "the world's greatest museum of art and design" has appointed its first ever Game Designer In Residence.  It's someone who may be familiar to Scottish Games Network readers.  Sophia George is (deep breath now), a former Abertay Student, the chair of SwallowTail Games (creator of Tick Tock Toys), which is a Dare to... Continue Reading →

Games Needs Girls – Dare & BAFTA Winners Call For More Females In Games Business

Families should play more games together and more girls should consider a career in the games industry, according to Swallowtail Games' Sophia George. The company has just launched its first title, Tick Tock Toys, for Apple iOS devices, after scooping a Dare to be Digital award in 2011 and a BAFTA Ones To Watch award... Continue Reading →

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