International City-Gaming Conference 2017

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/games-for-cities-conference-tickets-31317310920 From the website: The Games for Cities programme is hosting the first international conference with leading ‘city-game’ design experts from around the world. Games for Cities is an initiative started by Play the City and partners, and aims to create a platform for knowledge exchange on games that have the potential to facilitate…

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CounterPlay 2017

CounterPlay is a tribute to and an exploration of the many ways, in which a more playful approach can help us live better lives. We focus on the excitement, intense engagement and rich experiences of people involved in all kinds of playful experiences. This sparks an investigation of how play can be transformative, change our…

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Ludicious 2017 – Zürich Game Festival

Game Festival. The biggest professional game event in Switzerland returns for a third edition from January 26 to 28, 2017. With roughly 600 expected professionals from the game industry, Ludicious is the place to network and see great new games from emerging talents in our exhibition. Stay up do date by signing up for our newsletter. Three days…

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Parallel Worlds 2016

#Parallelworlds is the @V_and_A's first ever conference dedicated to videogame design & culture https://t.co/YtVaZZJLTj — marie (@tigershungry) September 27, 2016 How do the virtual worlds of videogames reflect and augment our reality? With VR headsets hitting the high street and augmented reality sending players hunting through their neighbourhoods 2016 has seen our virtual and physical worlds…

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State of Play 2015

State of Play, indie game developer conference. Dublin, Ireland. “The State Of Play is an informal review of the year gone by on the Irish Indie Game Developer Industry. The ‘State Of Play’ is a chance for new and experienced developers to network with each other, demonstrate and showcase their work to their peers and…

Different Games 2015

Different Games 2015- Conference, New York, USA. From the website: Different Games is an annual volunteer-lead conference on diversity and inclusivity in games presented by NYU School of Engineering’s Integrated Digital Media Program with support from the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Digital Media Program and The NYU Game Center of NYU’s Tisch School of the…

[Select/Start] PLAY 2014

[Select/Start] PLAY is a games conference that brings together world-renowned speakers and indie developers on October 3rd for a day packed with talks.  The event is part of the Viborg Animation Festival and takes place right next to the Games Expo, where visitors are encouraged to stop by and try out new games. Talks from…

OtherPlace 2014

Otherplace is an experimental game and play event in Malmö, Sweden. From the website: Otherplace explores the boundaries between fiction and reality, the playful and the serious. Games have the ability to engage us in conceptual worlds that exist in parallell, and at times seem to expand beyond reality. Play can disrupt our every day…