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Dare+ 2013


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Dare+ 10th August 2013

Are you an aspiring games developer? Have you got a great idea for a game but are unsure of how you'd turn it into reality?

Dare Plus, in association with IDEA Scotland, invites you* to join this one day intensive workshop during Dare Protoplay to learn what it takes to become a successful Game Developer.

*Please note, all participants must be aged 16 years or over

In this session we will have industry experts talk from first-hand experience about skills that are needed to take a games idea to commercial success.

The workshop will run 11am - 6pm with lunch and networking drinks provided. Sign up via our Eventbrite page here.

Topics to be covered will include:

Innovation in the Games Industry: What does it take to turn a good idea into a successful business?

Brian McNicoll, Design in Action

  • The Games Start-up Climate
  • Genre, Platform, Revenue Model
  • Skills for Success

IP - Protect your Property

Speaker TBC

Starting a Business - the dos and don'ts

Steve Cartwright and Hazel Pratt, Henderson Loggie

  • Are you starting a business for right reasons?
  • How will your business be funded?
  • Principles behind the Lean Start Up

Stand out from the Crowd: Obscurity, Visibility, Celebrity, Success - Why marketing is an indie developers best friend

Brian Baglow, Scottish Games Network

  • The biggest challenge facing indie game developers in today's market is finding an audience. With so many competing games and alternative demands on people's time, how will players find yours? 
Pitching for Success

Michael Boniface, Reloaded Productions

  • Presenting your company and product to publishers, investors or anyone who is will to listen

Lunch will be catered and drinks and snacks will be provided for networking. Catering has kindly been sponsored by Henderson Loggie.

Places are limited. Book now to avoid disappointment.

  Henderson Loggie

Free. Book now.

Aged 16+


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