Games Meets Textiles – OUT NOW – Strawberry Thief

Sophia George, the V&A museum’s first ever Game Designer in Residence, has launched her first game, inspired by her work with the V&A - a brand new iPad game inspired by the work of textile designer William Morris. Strawberry Thief takes its title from from a famous William Morris furnishing fabric, which is on display in... Continue Reading →

Dare To Be Digital – One Week Left To Apply

Students! You have just one week to apply for Dare to be Digital, the world’s most awesome computer game design competition. Entries must be made online at http://www.daretobedigital.com/ by 9am on Monday 21 April. Hosted and run by Abertay University, hundreds of students every year apply to Dare to be Digital to build a working game prototype in just eight... Continue Reading →

Dare to be Digital – The Indie Conference – Day 1

This year's Dare to be Digital ProtoPlay featured a two day indie conference, which focused on the issue of convergence - the ongoing overlap between video games and other areas of the arts and media, including film, television, literature and music. This was a bold move from Dare.  Convergence is a topic which is normally... Continue Reading →

Dare ProtoPlay Games Festival – August 2013

The initial line-up, keynote speakers and partners for the 2013 Dare to be Digital ProtoPlay festival have all been announced... Dare ProtoPlay games festival, Dundee City Centre, 8th-11th August The UK’s biggest indie games festival will feature speakers from Channel 4, National Theatre of Scotland and the V&A, the University of Abertay Dundee announced today.... 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 →

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