Game Happens 2019

Game Happens (8-10 November @ Genova, Italy) is the international festival dedicated to the cultural, political and social impact of video games. The 2019 theme is Elements of Change. From 8th to 10th November 2019, Game Happens – the International Festival in Italy dedicated to the cultural, political and social impact of video games –…

IndieCade 2019

IndieCade: Evolving the Game IndieCade accepts and encourages a host of interactive experiences and honors all types of innovative play. From cutting edge digital narratives, large scale social mobile, tabletop games, alternative controller, and augmented reality to LARP’s, immersive theater, 360 videos, and procedural strategy games, IndieCade highlights the breadth and depth of innovation in…

Vector Festival 2019

Vector festival is a participatory and community-oriented initiative dedicated to showcasing experimental new media art that draws on digital game technologies and wide-ranging creative media practices. Presenting exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures, and workshops, Vector festival is organized by Interaccess in Toronto, Canada, and acts as a critical bridge between emergent digital platforms and new media…

Playful Learning Conference 2019

Playful Learning is pitched at the intersection of learning and play for adults. Playful in approach and outlook, yet underpinned by robust research and working practices, we provide a space where teachers, researchers and students can play, learn and think together. A space to meet other playful people and be inspired by talks, workshops, activities…

INDIGOx 2019

From the website: INDIGO, Dutch Game Garden’s largest game showcase, returns in 2019 with a new name: INDIGOx, marking a new direction as well as the 10th edition of the event. INDIGOx takes place June 28th 2019 at Speys, Utrecht, the Netherlands. 2019 is the 10th anniversary of our INDIGO event. At the moment, we…

Giocosamente Toffia Playfulness Festival 2019

Giocosamente – Toffia Playfulness Festival From the website: A new Festival dedicated to Playfulness is about to be born. Playfulness as an attitude and disposition of character and it’s cultivation. How is Playfulness cultivated in life, in work, in education? How does Playfulness expand? How is it taught? How can playfulness make our lives more…

BitSummit 2019

“BitSummit 7 Spirits” is the seventh iteration of the summit. BitSummit 7 Spirits will take place the weekend of June 1st and 2nd, 2019, and will be open to the public from 10:00am to 5:00pm each day. As has been tradition since the second BitSummit, all activities will take place at the Miyako Messe, the expansive…

Feral Vector 2019

Feral Vector is not like other game design events. If you feel like an impostor at games events, you’re not only welcome here, we encourage you to attend. If you are in the videogames industry, but looking for more than it can give, Feral Vector is for you. Feral Vector is fundamentally about outside influences,…

V&A Dundee Tay Late: Press Play

What does a videogames arcade made in 2019 look like? Find out for yourself at our raucous club night Join us for a night of jostle-inducing multiplayer games and intimate, reflective experiences. Our next Tay Late sees the independent and alternative games scene, both local and international, take over the museum. Co-curated by We Throw…

Arcadia 2019

Join us for day packed full with an amazing array of leading game designers and thinkers co-curated in partnership with V&A Dundee. Coinciding with the latest V&A Dundee exhibition Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt, the day will bring together a world-leading group of diverse designers and radical thinkers whose work covers the spectrum of game-making; from practical design,…