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July Audio Meetup Recap

In July we came to Codebase, Edinburgh to host a panel session on Audio in Games. We had three wonderful panellist sharing their insights and experience on the topic:
Will Morton of Solid Audioworks, Matthew Smith and Orfeas Boteas from Krotos and Dehumaniser.

We hope you enjoyed the discussion, but in case you missed it, you can catch the recording right here.

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

Watch the recording of the Audio in Games panel session now.

IGDA Scotland July Meeting – Save the Date!

Thanks to all who came to our June meeting in Glasgow, we heard some great talks about exhibiting at events from Andrew Dyce and Craig Fairweather (We Throw Switches), Steven Taarland (Insert Imagination) and Tony Gowland (Ant Workshop), chaired by Jon McKellan (No Code). We really appreciate you coming along and sharing your advice with everyone and making it such an informative event.

If you weren’t able to come then you can listen to the talks here.

There is also an excellent write-up of the event by Stephen McCallum on Gamasutra here.

This month we will be heading back to Codebase in Edinburgh on 19th July for another one of our regular monthly meetups. And this month’s theme is Audio! We will be putting together a collection of audio-experts to share with you their experiences and advice. There will also be the usual open-floor for announcements before the talks if you have any news you’d like to share.

If you would like to give a talk or want get in touch with us about anything to do with the event you can do so on info@igdascotland.org.

We will also be giving you another chance to get your hands on some free tickets to RESONATE – Glasgow’s upcoming eSports and gaming festival –  which we will be raffling off on the night.

Tickets for July’s meeting are free and available now!

Eventbrite - IGDA Scotland Annual General Meeting 2014

Please join us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with any announcements.

Games Are For Everyone Vol. 3

It’s time for another highly enjoyable 
Games Are For Everyone, which returns to The Mash House, Edinburgh on Wednesday 18th  November

Hosted by The Hit Point, Games Are For Everyone is a combination of incredible indie games in an amazing drinking space. Come and play a variety of different games from a host of local Scottish game dev and interactive media talent, such as:

Kirsty Keatch
Catbell Games
Winnie Song
The Man Who Flew Away
Rope Rumble
Ruffian Games

Tickets are available here and as the title suggest anyone and everyone is welcome, whether game developer, hobbyist or player.

For more information please follow The Hit Point on Facebook or Twitter.

Games Are For Everyone Volume 2 – Tickets Available!


If you haven’t got a ticket for Thursday night’s highly anticipated return of Games Are For Everyone then don’t despair! There are still some available here.

Hosted by The Hit Point, Games Are For Everyone is a combination of incredible indie games in an amazing drinking space. Come and play a variety of different games from a host of local Scottish game dev talent, such as:

Team Junkfish
Valiant Interactive
Niall Moody
Insert Imagination
Force of Habit
Future Fossil
Thermo-Dynamic Games

Games Are For Everyone will be taking place at the Mash House, Edinburgh, on Thursday, 10th September and as the title suggest anyone and everyone is welcome, whether game developer, hobbyist or player.

For more information please follow The Hit Point on Facebook or Twitter.

Call for Games: The Return of ‘Games Are For Everyone’


After the success of ‘Games Are For Everyone’ by The Hit Point in May, IGDA Scotland are thrilled to support the next event at The Mash House, Edinburgh on the 10th of September.

Now the exciting part. If you have a game to show, we’d like to play it. Whether you’re a developer, student or part time dabbler everyone is eligible to submit their game. At the event you can present your game to a room full of enthusiastic players who will be eager to give feedback. If your game is still in development then the ‘Games Are For Everyone’ event is a perfect opportunity to test mechanics and gameplay.

The Hit Point are also looking for projects that could be an interactive media piece, board game or card game. Anything that encompasses the broader definition of a ‘game’ is a welcome submission.

If you are interested in submitting a game for the ‘Games Are For Everyone’ event, click here

If you don’t have anything to showcase then come along to the event and enjoy the night. Something might inspire you.
Tickets are available here.

More details to be released soon by ‘The Hit Point’. Check the Website below:

For more information and regular updates on the event, you can find ‘The Hit Point’ on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

Games Are For Everyone by The Hit Point

Games are for Everyone Facebook Banner

IGDA Scotland is excited to support an evening of socialising and gaming courtesy of The Hit Point on Thursday 21st May at The Mash House in central Edinburgh, as they host an incredible indie games space showing off some awesome playable games, demos and installations by talented developers and artists from across Scotland, all played out on a host of big screens and HD projectors.

If you fancy playing a local multiplayer games or a colour-coded puzzle then please join us and – as the title suggests – absolutely everyone is welcome, developers and players alike. We’re also proud to see a range of Scottish indie developers joining in the festivities by showcasing their games; stay tuned for the full list!

Tickets are £7 on Eventbrite, so book now to avoid disappointment! We also encourage you to show you’re going by joining their Facebook event. If you have any comments or questions please contact: hello@thehitpoint.co.uk

Eventbrite - Games are for Everyone by The Hit Point

Bringing San Francisco to Edinburgh

Where – Ryan’s Bar (downstairs area), 2-4 Hope Street, Edinburgh
When – April 11th 7pm

Book your ticket through Eventbrite

A month ago, a number of us stumbled bleary-eyed into airports across the country and one by one, filed over to San Francisco to attend the Game Developers Conference. Many more of us did not.

IGDA Scotland is delighted to announce that we’re bringing a little piece of GDC to our April meeting in Edinburgh, with a range of excellent panelist who are coming along to share their experiences of this year’s GDC, explain why you should do everything in your power to make sure you’re there next year and also give you some ideas how you might be able to make that happen.

As we approach the first birthday of the chapter, Brian McDonald (our chapter leader) will open the meeting with a short presentation on where we have got to, followed by moderating the GDC panel. We’ll also be including lots of time for you to chat to each other, and the panelists, about the things you will hear.

We’re still working to nail down who we’re going to have on the panel, and we’ll announce that in the coming days but for right now, make sure you keep your calendars clear and get your tickets booked. We want to get your questions as part of the panel, so be sure to keep an eye on the Facebook group where we will be asking for these – and don’t worry as there will be opportunity on the night to ask questions too!

Please note that space is limited, so if you are unable to attend, please cancel your ticket so someone else can take your place.