On Saturday, August 6th, Alterconf is coming to Dublin. As detailed on the conference’s site, AlterConf is a traveling conference series that provides safe opportunities for marginalized people and those who support them in the tech and gaming industries. By highlighting the powerful voices and positive initiatives of local community[...]
GamerCon Dublin takes place at the Conference Centre Dublin on March 18th and 19th 2017. See www.gamer-con.com for details. They expect 8000+ gamers over 2 days. They are currently looking for speakers from the games development world to speak as part of their ‘experts’ series. The talk will take place in the 2000 seat[...]
GamerCon, a convention focused entirely on the Consumer Gaming sector was announced today. The event, which expects to host over 8000 gamers across 2 days, will take place in the Convention Centre Dublin on March 18th and 19th 2017. ‘We are delighted to be able to announce such an[...]
Make a game in 12 hours! Join a team or work solo. Meet game developers. Learn stuff. Make games. Have fun! Also, there will be tea/coffee/water and food during the day. When: 9am to 9pm Saturday 18th June. Where: Pulse College, 1st Floor, Geata na Cathracha, Fairgreen Road, Galway City Tickets via Eventbrite: €6.08 (or[...]
State of Play, Ireland’s premier Independent Game Developer Event, has announced its main speakers for this year’s event: William Pugh The hugely charismatic, BAFTA-nominated, William Pugh, co-creator of the Stanley Parable, Bird Ball and the upcoming Rick and Morty VR game. Will is also directing his new studio, Crows Crows Crows. They[...]
I had a blast at the 48-hour event over the weekend, making and playing games. A large amount of jammers turned out to contribute, meet like-minded folk, and eat pizza (generously provided by organisers Darren and Alanna, @darrencearnaigh and @sparklyparticle respectively). Alongside the teams making games face-to-face all old-fashioned like, there were some[...]
A call for speaker submissions is now open for Develop:Brighton 2016 and prospective speakers have until 21 March 2016 to submit proposals at developconference.com Speakers are invited to submit sessions in line with Develop: Brighton’s ten tracks including two brand new tracks for 2016. The first, focused on funding, will take[...]
Given the year that is in it this looks like a nice initiative revolving around games and creativity. Last week saw the launch of MindRising 2016, a competition celebrating 200 years of the island of Ireland. Teams of primary and secondary school children will work on their[...]
The 13th annual Games Fleadh will take place on 9th March on the LIT campus in Thurles. This year’s theme is ‘Tower Defence’ and will feature Robocode (think virtual Robot Wars), a Game Studio competition, a Tom Clancy’s The Division competition and talks on games development and research by[...]
The next Midlands Information Technology ( MIT) meeting will be held on Tuesday 26th January at 7pm, Old Reading Room, Annebrook House Hotel. Mullingar. MIT are delighted to announce Rob Acton as a guest speaker who will be giving a presentation entitled “The Midlands as a Gaming Technopolis”. Rob will discuss the current gaming[...]
Richard Barnwell from DIGIT is speaking at Startup Grind Dublin next week. Richard is CEO and founder of DIGIT Game Studios, based in Dublin. He was interviewed for gamedevelopers.ie recently. StartUp Grind Dublin events are focused on delivering an inspirational and educational meetup for aspiring entrepreneurs, or those looking for[...]
With new speakers being added all the time there is now an extensive list of speakers for the Sept. 10th event in the Mansion House, Dublin which this year has a focus on product innovation. Games Ireland, Riot, Digit, Enterprise Ireland and the IDA are co-organising the event. Tickets (€49)[...]
Recently Lord David Puttnam opened the exhibition BOOLEAN EXPRESSIONS which is currently at the Glucksman Gallery in University College Cork. This exhibition explores the ways in which artists use mathematical concepts and systems in their work. Inviting audiences to investigate ideas of Boolean algebra, the impact of ‘big data’ on contemporary life, and how[...]
Occasionally gamedevelopers.ie organises informal social gatherings. What is infrequent is special – and on Thurs the 25th we aim to bring all the different groups together for a summer meet up, some drinks and if you wish, some food. Find out what is happening, see who is hiring, discuss courses and[...]
Q-ED is a one-day conference of talks and panels taking place during the Q-Con games convention in Belfast. Q-Con 2014 was a huge success, with some great contributions such as a post-mortem by Matt Clifton of Polypusher Studios, and animating 3D characters with Will Barr of BillyGoat Entertainment. Q-Con XXII[...]
The 5th Irish Symposium on Game-Based Learning (iGBL2015) will be held at IADT on 4th and 5th June 2015. There will be presentations and workshops from a wide range of topics related to the use of games and game-based approaches for formal and informal learning. Teachers/developers/researchers who are interested in presenting and[...]
The ICT in Education conference will take place on the Thurles campus of LIT on Saturday 25th April. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Make, Bake, Take’. The theme places an emphasis on creativity and a series of presentations and workshops will showcase how technology can be used effectively[...]
Zoodazzle is happy to announce a GameCarver Workshop in the Synergy Centre, I.T. Tallaght on Saturday, January 31st. The workshop will run from 9am to 1pm. Over the 4-hours, you will learn how to: – make games in GameCarver (covering 2D and 3D, gadgets, inventions and game templates) – collaborate[...]
We have just received advance notice of the date and theme for Games Fleadh 2015, Wed., March 11th! Games Fleadh 2015 will consist of the Game Studio Endless Runner competition, Direct X Endless Runner challenge and Robocode as well as Games Pro talks by Industry veterans (including a video[...]
Those of you who were at the recent Prototype Play festival in the Project Theatre in Dublin will have had a chance to playtest this new game/theatre event created by Dan Bergin, who also works for SixMinute, an independent game design studio in Dublin. FUSED is an immersive work of fiction,[...]
Abydos Entertainment is an independent game development/server tech studio. Our studio is based in Dublin at the GEC (Guinness Enterprise Centre). Most independent developers want to create, either a world, character or mechanic that brings people together. The concepts from games span many other platforms and genres. And we love that,[...]
PROTOTYPE is a brand new festival in Dublin 17-19 October 2014 – “A weekend of Playful Design and Novel Interactions.” run by Make and Do in the Project Arts Centre Temple Bar, Dublin. Talks, workshops, events and familiar faces. Prototype is a brand new festival of play and interaction. This is your chance[...]
spongeit, a small Cork based research company, are carrying out a piece of research into the digital content sector in Ireland and they are looking for our help here at gamedevelopers.ie to get in contact with game companies. The research has been commissioned by Honeycomb creative works, which is a European[...]
[18/10/14] 3D Animation Masterclass with Kyle Balda in association with the Dublin Animation Festival
We received an update about a 3D animation masterclass with Kyle Balda that’s happening in October. Details below! In association with the 2014 Dublin Animation Festival, Animation Skillnet have organised a one day 3D Animation Master Class with renowned Animation Director Kyle Balda. Kyle Balda has been working in feature[...]
For people who would like to put in an application for the Fulbright TechImpact Awards, you’ve about six weeks to get your submission in. Full details below. What Are They? The Fulbright TechImpact Awards are designed to respond to the potential and pace of ICT. The Fulbright Commission is interested[...]
So to kick off the final week of the Romeros in Ireland dubLUDO is hosting an event upstairs in Whelans at 25 Wexford St. in Dublin and Brenda Romero will be sharing some of her wisdom and experience of Design Documentation. This is a free to attend event and all are welcome,[...]
Over the past 3 years, The Women in Games conference has become the European forum for women working in and around the computer games industry.
The following was sent to us by Steve C in Trinity. ***** The Interaction, Simulation and Graphics Lab, School of Computer Science and Statistics, TCD, is delighted to announce, in collaboration with IBM Ireland and IBM T.J. Watson Research Centre, a workshop on the new Cell Broadband Engine (BE). The[...]
“Interactive direction of virtual actors” Professor Ken Perlin Media Research Laboratory Department of Computer Science New York University 7:00pm Monday 20th November Joly Theatre Hamilton Building 4, Trinity College Dublin For further details, please see the website at: http://isg.cs.tcd.ie/cosulliv/KenPerlin.html Presentation Abstract The Interaction, Simulation and Graphics (ISG) Lab in Trinity[...]
Some of the following podcasts from the Darklight festival in June 2006 will be of interest to people on this site. *In conversation with Gavin Kelly of Piranha Bar, multi-award winning animation wizards Alan Smith & Adam Foulkes gave a talk at the Darklight Festival Salon 2006 in association with[...]
Part of the week of games related events in Dublin and the CGames conf., Ernest Adams will give one of his well-received workshops on Games Design in Dublin. For more details and to register contact the organisers via http://www.comp.dit.ie/cgames/program.html Saturday 25th November, 2006 09:00 – 10:00 Registration 10:00 – 12:30[...]
The David Perry Talent-lab event will take place on Thursday 30th November, 2006 at Queen’s University. Registration is via Cinemagic at http://www.cinemagic.org.uk/events_talent_lab.htm
Dave Perry - founder and CEO of gamesconsultants.com and formerly President of Shiny Entertainment.
The 17th Cinemagic World Screen Festival takes place in Northern Ireland from the 17th November- 3rd December. Packed full of premiere screenings, masterclasses and educational packages there is something for everyone. As usual there will be animation related events. For more see http://www.cinemagic.org.uk/events_special_events.htm or call 02890 311900 for more info.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS PROJECTED WEEKENDS: From November 2006 until March 2007, The Digital Hub will run a series of outdoor projections from their premises in Dublin 8. The projections will run for the entire weekend and each weekend a new piece will be shown. This is an open ended call[...]
SEE URL http://www.digiworldsummit.com/pages/?all=journee&id=1&idl=22 Workshop / Seminar New dynamics in the video game industry
Call for Papers - Microsoft Academic Days on Game Development in Computer Science Education
From October 25-26 the 6th IT&T Conference will be held in the Institute of Technology, Carlow.
Following successful conferences in Utrecht and Vancouver this year DIGRA goes to Japan. Full details of call for papers below.
The London games festival fringe is proud to announce Sense of Play 06, a one-day symposium that takes a long hard look at game design, and the role of the game designer.
PC Pilots Ireland – Flight Simulator Show Sunday 1st October 2006 Red Cow Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin. 10am – 5pm Entrance fee: €5.00 per person. Family €10.00 Full details are available on www.pcpilotsireland.com Contact: Terry McGee (PC Pilots Ireland) Email: email@example.com. Ph: (H) 01 8405 105 (M) 087 257 0020[...]
Interesting press release this one - the combined computer flight simulator and aviation show at the Red Cow Inn. For hobbyists, pilots and anyone with an interest in planes I presume.
Top games developers, publishers and producers will be in Belfast on Monday 9th October as part of a week-long series of IDEASFACTORY masterclasses in association with Belfast City Council. They'll be discussing the latest developments in the world of consoles, mobiles and PCs.
“Computer Science and Illusion: A Computational View of the Interpretation and Manipulation of Images” A presentation by Prof. Andrew Blake, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research Cambridge. 7:30pm Wednesday 6th September Ernst Walton Theatre Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin Please visit: http://isg.cs.tcd.ie/ for more details. Presentation Abstract The Interaction, Simulation and Graphics (ISG) Lab[...]
Games development is perhaps one of the least explored areas of accessible design. A new aesthetics theme at the upcoming 9th International Computer Games Conference to take place in Dublin from 22nd to 24th November 2006, will provide an opportunity for contributors to address a broad range of questions in[...]
The 6th annual IT&T Conference is being held in the Institute of Technology, Carlow on October 25-26. A new addition to this year’s conference are technology workshops. One of the workshops is entitled “The Future of Games Development in Ireland” and will feature a moderated panel discussion on the topic,[...]
CGames 2006 which will be held in DIT, Dublin this coming Nov. has just issued a call for papers.
Darklight is collaborating with Screen Training Ireland this year to present a Masterclass with animation wizards Smith and Foulkes.
The Develop Conference & Expo is taking place at the Hilton Brighton Metropole which is centrally located on the seafront just a few minutes from the train station. Brighton Metropole Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU The Brighton Metropole offers a discounted rate for Develop Conference attendees and exhibitors. To take[...]
Darklight this year is focussing on animation but will involve the usual mix of films, workshops and works from local and international artists.