Submitted by Steve Kelly on Wed, 08/24/2016 - 11:32
In association with the Galway Game Jam, we ran a three-day crash course in Game Development. The three days were spread out across three weeks, taking place in BOI's Workbench on Saturdays and covered art for games, Sound Design for games and finally, scripting using Unity 3D. The concept behind these workshops was to give absolute beginners an insight into the vast field of Gamedev and ultimately, to give them the skills necessary to take part in this month’s Galway Game Jam which takes place this Saturday, Aug. 27th in ThePorterShed.
Huge thanks to everyone who attended, it was awesome to be able to share our knowledge with you all.
Awesome article by Tracy Keogh on Galway's rising Game Development community!
The games community in Galway is large and growing. It includes artists, designers, animators, writers, developers, and sound engineers. They arrange regular events and meetups, and are supportive in critiquing and promoting each other’s work. It’s a lively community with a wide breadth of experience and knowledge. Howling Hamster, a fast growing Galway based startup, are quickly making waves both across the country and internationally. More experienced founders like Alan Duggan in Tribal City Games has been making games in Galway for 15 years, has successfully fundraised from Galway, and earned quite a few air miles to the US in that time. He’s been where Howling Hamster are going, including all the way to 50 million downloads on a game...
We're delighted to announce that we are official partners of Student Talks Conference 2016. The conference will take place on the 9th of March in University College Dublin. We'll be there with the latest version of Sub-Species for people to play.
We're feaured in Irish Tech News, Business showcase!
Huge thanks and shout out to Simon Cocking at Irish Tech News for featuring us in Business Showcase. It was great to able to tell our story openly and honestly. If you'd like to check it out, click the link below!
Goldbeard's Quest got an awesome launch party this Friday for it's release. Huge thanks to the guys from BOIstartups for making our little event so awesome. It was a huge surprise to see our logo on Cupcakes, not to mention to see our Goldbeard's Quest artwork on the big screens. Also a massive thanks to everyone who came and celebrated with us; thanks to you all for making the event so much fun.
Don't forget Goldbeard's Quest is now available for download on Google Play and Amazon. Start your adventure here: