On the 1st & 2nd November, holdupnow will be attending ExPlay 2012 at the Assembly Rooms in Bath. After holding its inaugural event Plymouth in 2011 as the Southwest’s first, and only, indie games festival, ExPlay has now moved on to bigger and better things, with events in Bath, Bristol and London this year, and promises to raise the profile of Indie Games, start ups & small studios once more.
The conference will be split into 3 tracks,
Talks designed to inspire creativity, across all areas of game development, from design and writing to code and art),
Creators will share their experiences and stories around all areas of game development
Designed to have practical take aways, talking about tools, content creation, design & more
With Keynotes from industry luminaries Alex Fleetwood (Founding director of social games studio Hide&Seek) and Robert Briscoe (best known for his role in developing Dear Esther), this promises to be an inspiring event and its great to see this sort of event in the south west.
The epic ExPlay 2012 schedule can be found online http://www.explay.co.uk/schedule.php