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Meet the Fringe: Level Up Link Up

Meet the Fringe: Level Up Link Up

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Shay Thompson, Xbox Interactive Streamer over at Attention Seekers, tells us about networking event Level Up Link Up, which is set to take place on Saturday 13 April between 7pm and 10pm at Workers’ Dalston Tell us a bit about your event. Level Up Link Up is a networking event created to help bridge …

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Meet the Fringe – Off the Page: Chapter Two

Meet the Fringe – Off the Page: Chapter Two

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Today, British Library digital curator Stella Wisdom tells us about Off the Page: Chapter Two, which is taking place at the British Library’s Knowledge Centre on Saturday 13 April between 11:00am and 4:30pm Tell us a bit about your event. The British Library seems like the perfect location for talks, discussion …

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Hoop’s Top Picks for Families at the London Games Festival 2019

Hoop’s Top Picks for Families at the London Games Festival 2019

The team at Hoop (a free app that helps parents discover family activities) have picked out their top events for families at this year’s London Games Festival.   Matt Eunson is Head of Engineering at Hoop and shared how his love of games set him on the path to a career in programming: ‘As kids, we would try to mod the games we were playing and this how I first got interested in programming. It …

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Meet the Fringe – Nerdlesque: Show Me Your Moves

Meet the Fringe – Nerdlesque: Show Me Your Moves

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. On Thursday, 11 April at Looking Glass Cocktail club – from 8:30pm until late – video games meet burlesque with Nerdlesque: Show Me Your Moves. Show producer Alex Davis teases a bit more about the forthcoming event  Tell us a bit about your event. Video games + burlesque = Show Me Your …

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Meet the Fringe: More Than Just A Game V

Meet the Fringe: More Than Just A Game V

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Today, Dr Gaetano Dimita, a senior lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law over at Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies tells us about the fifth iteration of the academic conference, More Than Just A Game, which is taking place on Thursday, 4 April and Friday, 5 …

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Meet the Fringe: Gayming

Meet the Fringe: Gayming

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Today, the founder and editor of Gayming Magazine Robin Gray shares what we can expect from the launch of this brand new games publication on April 11 at the Ukie offices between 4pm and 5pm Tell us a bit about your event. We are soft-launching our new online magazine for the LGBTQ gaymer …

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Meet the Fringe 2019 – Gamerdisco

Meet the Fringe 2019 – Gamerdisco

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. This time around we’re lucky enough to be dancing on down with the organisers of GamerDisco, Gareth Swann and Rory Steele, which is taking place at Loading Bar’s Shepherd’s Bush on Wednesday, 3 April at 7pm Tell us a bit about your event. Started in 2010, GamerDisco is a video games and music …

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Meet the Fringe 2019 – Educational Game Jam

Meet the Fringe 2019 – Educational Game Jam

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Today, Open University PhD researcher Christina Myers tells us what we can expect from the Educational Game Jam and what she hopes to achieve with the event, which is taking place between 8am and 9pm on both Saturday, 6 April and Sunday, 7 April at the Alphabeta Building Tell us …

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Meet the Fringe 2019 – Haiku Adventure

Meet the Fringe 2019 – Haiku Adventure

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Small Island Games co-founders Ceri Williams (below, far left) and James Morgan (below, left) discuss Craft of Games, the first ever video game exhibition taking place at the William Morris Gallery. That’s running up until Sunday, 15 September and can be visited between 10am and 5pm, aside from Mondays.  Tell us a …

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Meet the Fringe 2019 – Clean Living 19

Meet the Fringe 2019 – Clean Living 19

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Theine project manager Jade Powell shares a bit about her event Clean Living 19, a new spin on the classic escape room format, which you can check out on Tuesday, 9 April over at Middlesex University’s Grove Atrium between 4pm and 10pm.  Tell us a bit about your event. Clean Living 19 is a …

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Meet the Fringe 2019 – Bonus Stage

Meet the Fringe 2019 – Bonus Stage

Ahead of London Games Festival 2019, we are catching up with the people organising the wide variety of events that make up the Festival Fringe. Today, Bonus Stage founder Joe Bain tells us about this celebration and showcase of indie developers down at Dalston’s Loading Bar on Sunday, 7 April between 1pm and 8pm Tell us a bit about your event. Bonus Stage was set up to celebrate and showcase small and independent games developers …

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