Wed 19th Feb 2016 – Dare to be Digital

Presenters: Elaine Russell – Project Manager Dare to be Digital, & Dan Allan
– Team member from 2014’s “A Fox that I Drew” team. Their game Baum has just had a world-wide release on App store (online).

Event Summary
Discussion on the requirements for setting up a team to enter the Dare to be Digital game development competition and how to go about putting a 5 minute video pitch together. The competition requires teams of programmers, graphics artists and audio engineers to come together as a cohesive team.

For more information see
Competition Website

To apply one must submit a short video pitch of the idea the team intends to develop for the game. One can see several examples of previous pitches available in a blog post (online). Another blog post of interest asks the question of “What qualities makes a game popular” (online).

Event Time / Location
The talk will take place at 09:30 on Friday 19th February in Room H506, Faculty of Health and Social Care Building, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen (as shown in the image below). Upon entering this building you will be on Level 4, a corridor to the side of the Reception desk leads to lifts and stairs that will take you to Level 5.

2015 04 21 Quadcopter on Campus

The Garthdee Campus is located a few miles south west of Aberdeen city centre. The number 1 bus drives right into campus and stops directly outside the Riverside East building where the talk will be taking place.



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