EOI now open for the sixth 48hr game making challenge

Fri, 09/28/2012 (All day) to Sun, 09/30/2012 (All day)

The 48hr game making challenge is on again for the sixth year running! The time honoured and much love tradition for local games developers which challenges them to complete a game within two days is back again this year on the weekend of September 28th and September 30th in Brisbane.

The 2012 Freeplay Awards now open for submissions

The nominations for the 2012 Freeplay Awards are open! You've got until the 20th of August to submit your nominations for the following categories in the third annual Freeplay Awards...

  • Best Game
  • Best International Game
  • Best Design in a Game
  • Best On-Paper Design
  • Best Art in a Game
  • Best Concept Art
  • Best Technical Innovation
  • Best Game Writing
  • Best Audio

The key dates for the Freeplay Awards this year are:

Game On Symposium: Foreplay to Freeplay

Sat, 07/14/2012 (All day) to Sun, 07/15/2012 (All day)

Saturday 14 July - Creative Industries Precinct
Sunday 15 July - QANTM College Brisbane

WHERE: The Block & The Glasshouse, Creative Industries Precinct and QANTM College Brisbane
WHEN: 14 - 15 July
TIME: 10am - 4pm
TICKETS: Free | Register now (RSVP essential)

CONTACT: ciprecinct@qut.edu.au

Last chance to get your Gametech 2012 tickets!

Just a reminder that Gametech is on next week on Tuesday and Wednesday! There are tickets still available but spaces are strictly limited, so if you do plan on attending, you're gonna have to book yours as soon as possible. There is a discount available for special members as well as group bookings, but head on over to the registration page here for more details or to enquire about them.

Congratulations! Freeplay reaches Pozible crowd-funding goal

Freeplay, the Independent Games Festival have just reached their Pozible crowd-funding goal today! After passing the halfway mark of their month-long campaign just a few days ago, Freeplay has reached the $4,000 goal of pledges which is a phenomenal effort by you guys, the attendees! There was a considerable boost in the last two days which was $3,223, but if you want to see some detailed stats on how the campaign progressed up to this mid-way point, then head on over to the Freeplay blog!