Indie Pendant Games Gathering #8

From the FB Event page: In this 8th edition of the Indie Pendant Games Gathering the formula remains largely the same. Two speakers, four games, and room filled with people passionate about the medium of games and its industry. Speakers: – Rene Derks Rene is a lecturer at NHTV versed in the area of Design…

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PLAY15

PLAY15 – Festival for creative computer games. PLAY15 brings game culture to the city. What do art, science, politics, economy, education and games have in common? This question will be answered through exhibitions, workshops, talks, game jams, performances, a two- day conference and many other things. From 15 to 19 September 2015: Under the banner…

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XOXO Arcade 2015

XOXO Arcade – part of XOXO Festival From the website:  Every year, we bring some of the most interesting indie games to XOXO, projecting their games huge onto the walls of the YU. This year, we have our biggest lineup yet: 12 of the most interesting, unreleased, eagerly-anticipated indie games we could find, with each…

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Now Play This 2015

A Weekend of Games and Play. From the website: The underlying idea is that this is about games in whatever form: board games, digital games, pervasive games, playable sculptures, objects you poke at, guided walks that were secretly games all along. Talks Line-Up Games and Poetry on Wednesday 2 September, 7pm-8:30. We look at the intersection of games…

European Women in Games Conference 2015

The conference starts at 9.30 am on 2nd September, 2015 and finishes at 5.00 pm  European Women in Games Conference features: 2 Keynotes Panels: Panel 1: Expanding Horizons: Virtual Reality Panel 2: Expanding Horizons: Making games for Kids/ Education software Panel 3: “A new job in the games industry” Panel 4: “The benefits of mentoring”…

HEADSTART 2015

HEADSTART 2015 is a week-long, international summer school, aimed at starting indie developers. From the website: Whether you’re a recent graduate or a budding company: as an indie, there’s much that demands your attention, and so much still to learn. You need to know how to do everything yourself, and you only have so much…

Pushing Buttons 2015

V&A’s Friday Late: Pushing Buttons From the website: Come push our buttons as radical videogame design takes over the V&A. Play, make and spectate in arcades,workshops and performances that take us from the rebellious world of altgames through to the massive cultural phenomenon of eSports. LHS Bikeshed – @LHSBikeshed 65daysofstatic – @65dos Wild Rumpus – @wildrumpus…

Friday Late Spectacular: Play – 2015

Join us for a night of games and play for grown-ups! What does play mean to you? How has our understanding of play changed over time? We’re filling the building with all sorts of fun, from intriguing new digital games to traditional parlour favourites as well as discussions and experiences based around the different ways…