Gamer Camp

Free Events for Gamemakers this Winter!

Developers, animators, designers and programmers from the thriving West Midlands’ games industry are spoilt for choice this December as Gamer Camp and Game Central join forces to present a series of free-to-attend evening events across the region.

The series of weekly events over three weeks, part of developer-training scheme Gamer Camp, and newly-founded games industry network Game Central, includes the following dates for your diary:

Meet ‘em Up

Thursday 3rd December, 6.30pm to 9pm
The Newbold, 18 Newbold Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 4HN

DJ HeroThe first of the monthly Game Central Meet 'em Ups, that encourages those with a passion for games to meet up for an evening of show and tell, lively conversation and a few pints.

This month we're discussing the increasingly important role of marketing all the way from triple A titles to indie releases with the people behind DJ Hero (Activision and Freestyle), indie developers Mode 7 and director of marketing agency PlayReplay Oliver Birch.

To attend, please RSVP using Eventbrite.

Q & A with Philip Oliver, Blitz Games Studios

Wednesday 9th December, 6:30pm to 11:30pm 
The Old Royal, 53 Church Street, Birmingham, B3 2DP

Blitz GamesA great opportunity to quiz CEO on Blitz Games Studios’ Phillip Oliver – once named, along with his brother Andrew, as one of the “Top 10 Brits that changed video games forever” by The Times.

To attend, please RSVP using Eventbrite.

Show n' Tell

Tuesday 15th December, 6:30pm to 11:30pm
The Victoria, 48 John Bright Street, Birmingham, B1 1BN

Show n' TellShare a drink with fellow gamemakers in a relaxed bar setting as developers demo their latest work on the big screen.

To attend, please RSVP using Eventbrite.

The three events form part of Game Camp; a four-week training course by Birmingham City University, the Interactive Digital Media project and Screen WM supported through Advantage West Midlands, to support the region’s games industry.

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