Accredited Graduate Internships From Dundee University

The use of interns is a subject which has raised a great deal of controversy across several industries in the last few years.  Unpaid internships have attracted criticism from student groups, industry bodies and even government. This has led many companies to become wary of interns, if not avoid them outright.  Which can be a... Continue Reading →

Enable LAC Games Workshop

We were delighted to be invited to Guerilla Tea’s second workshop with Enable Scotland’s East Renfrewshire Local Area Coordination (LAC) Team; with some parents and LAC’s there with the kids. For those of you who don’t know LAC’s support people with disabilities to think about and plan for a life that makes sense to them.... Continue Reading →

Survey – Grown Up Gaming

It's request time, readers.  Anthony Reynolds from Glasgow University is looking for people to help his research into gaming culture and mature content in videogames.  It's not another survey into violent games = violent behaviour.  Rather he's looking for input from gamers to help shape the research itself. If you can spare 10 minutes at... Continue Reading →

BAFTA New Talent Awards – Call For Entries

Hot on the heels of the BAFTA In Scotland awards, the BAFTA New Talent Awards are now open for business.  This competition is aimed at students and developers working on their first project. There is a specific games category, which is open to games on all platforms.  Entrants can be part of a larger team,... Continue Reading →

Proper Games Receives Investment From Abertay Prototype Fund

Proper Games has received a £25,000 investment from the prototype fund, run and overseen by the University of Abertay.  The investment was announced by UK government minister for universities and science, David Willets, during a visit to the city. The Prototype fund is designed to invest directly in young, high-growth, creative companies, allowing them to... Continue Reading →

Digital Spark Conference, 29-30th June 2011

The second Digital Spark conference takes place at the University of Abertay at the end of June.  The conference focuses on the creation, use and protection of Intellectual Property within the creative industries. Alongside presentations from companies such as Google, Sony, Universal Music, Sega and Aardman, Digital Spark offers introductory workshops, or indeed master classes,... Continue Reading →

Dare ProtoPlay – August 12-14 – DUNDEE CITY CENTRE

ProtoPlay is the culmination of the whole Dare to be Digital competition.  It's a three day celebration of games, gaming and creativity.  The teams which have competed over the previous ten weeks, have three days to demonstrate their prototypes to the public, gather votes and impress the hell out of the industry judges. Around this... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital 2011 – Open For Entries

The 2011 Dare to be Digital competition is now open for entries.  The competition is open to students from any university or college of art, either complete teams of five, or individuals willing to join a team. It's no secret that Scottishgames.net is a HUGE fan of the competition.  It's a unique opportunity for teams... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Jam – Coming Soon

2011 promises to be quite the creative wonderland for game designers and developers.  Anything which encourages new talent, new games and more innovation gets our whole-hearted support. The first development-related event of 2011 is rapidly heading our way.  The 28th of January marks the start of this year's Global Games Jam - a worldwide game... Continue Reading →

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