gamedevelopers birthday shindig

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Yes it is that time of year again and the community website is four years old this month.

To mark the occasion we would like to invite you and your friends or colleagues who are interested in games to attend our birthday shindig which will take place from 7-9pm this Friday the 27th of April.

We are extremely excited to have Dylan Collins from Demonware (Dublin) and Mike Brown from DarkWater (Derry) confirmed to speak on the night. As readers of will know Demonware have recently completed a very exciting deal with Activision while DarkWater is the newest development studio to be established on the island. Stéphane Ambrosini from Tomkins will also speak about game related IP developments which the industry and students need to be aware of.

This year we are kindly being hosted by the newly established Graphics, Vision and Visualisation research group, or the GV2 group, at Trinity College Dublin. The talks and awards will take place in Lloyd Building lecture room LB01, Trinity College Dublin. To find see

The industry talks will be followed by the annual awards. For more on these see the forums under ‘birthday shindig’ or at

Attendance is free but please send an e-mail to if you will be attending so we can organize seating and refreshments.