cotland Awards 2021, including the games nominees - Amicable Animal (SOLAS 128), Blazing Griffin (Murder Mystery Machine) and Bitloom (Phogs).
On Friday 4th - Sunday 6th July at Abertay Univerity's Hannah Maclure Centrea brand new 'jam' will be held. Rather than the increasingly common 48 competition in which multiple games are created, this jam is centred around the theme of a storyworld. Different narratives within the same environment or universe (think The Hobbit and The Lord of the... Continue Reading →
'Development Hell' is a well-known term for the painful gestation of a Hollywood movie. Whether modern AAA games suffer the same problems from concept to release, I don't know personally but I am certain that they do. I am currently reading Tales From Development Hell, and whilst the movie industry is not the games industry, there... Continue Reading →
When I was young, I used to have a recurring dream where I was falling. Books from the library, interpreting dreams, were of no use in telling me what it meant. I was falling upwards into the sky, pulled by a force towards something I couldn’t see. I knew it was there, some horrific thing,... Continue Reading →
Scotland's Playwrights' Studio has created the 360 Narratives course, to offer writers the opportunity to learn about and experience other forms of writing. Working in teams, writers and narrative creators from different fields will collaborate to create story worlds that can be exploited across a variety of media by looking at how to develop ideas... Continue Reading →