Dare ProtoPlay 2011
12 - 14th August, Caird Hall Dundee.
Building on the final phase of the international video games design competition Dare to be Digital, Dare ProtoPlay is Scotland's biggest FREE video gaming education and consumer event, taking place over 3 days in August every year. For the first time in it's history, Dare ProtoPlay was held in Caird Hall and City Square in Dundee on 12-14 August, 2011. Watch the videos below to see how it went!
Dare ProtoPlay 2011 Community Videos
Take a look at some of the coverage Dare ProtoPlay received, as well as some videos by our visitors.
Programmes for Dare ProtoPlay 2011
Caird Hall and Marryat Hall
|15 potential BAFTA-winning games by 75 Dare to be Digital contestants. The winning teams will be nominated for the BAFTA Ones To Watch Award. Come to vote for them.|
|Intel/Medion Technology showcase|
|Developer showcase including brand new games preview by Cobra Mobile, Crytek, Outplay Entertainment, Tag, Digital Goldfish and more|
|Wacom Dare with Bamboo competition showcase|
|New games created by The Professional Masters in Games Development degree at the University of Abertay|
|Find out what you can discover on the service table jointly developed by NCR, Microsoft and Abertay University at the tip of your fingers|
|Meet Dundee companies, see health of local industry, new ideas, network...|
V&A at Dundee - Design. Interact. Inspire. Enjoy. Belong.
The below programmes require advance booking. Book now and avoid disappointment.
|Game jam for developers. Come and join the creative force. For more details, please visit: http://www.dundeegamejam.org/index.html
To book, click here.
Junior Game Jam for age 13-17: FULL
Details and booking:
|ASTZ UT2004 pro-gamer tournament (age 16 and above)|
|Free industry talks to learn something new about the video games industry. Advance booking is now open.|
|DC Thomson comic strip creation competition (age 13 and below). Submission deadline passed for this competition. Please come to Caird Hall and create your own artwork for fun.|
|Video Games Workshop (£60 each for age 11-16) in partnership with BAFTA Young Game Designers competition. 4 seats left **|
Junior Judges (age 8-16)
Fully booked - please see other activities
City Square Games Fair including fun and innovative video games related programmes chaired by Stuart and Liam from Man Alive Studio.
To celebrate Dare ProtoPlay returning to Dundee, we are creating a special structure in the City Square which, over the course of Dare ProtoPlay, will be covered in the names of the nation's favourite games. We would like to invite the public to get involved in this feast for the eyes by inviting you to submit the name of your favourite game to us...Click here for more info
Entry to Dare ProtoPlay is free, but some events will require booking in advance.
Find information about previous Dare ProtoPlays by clicking through the years to see what activities have taken place in the past.
These pages also contain videos from each year - a great way to get a feel for what Dare ProtoPlay is all about.
We always have an exciting programme of events so please make sure you keep checking back to discover what activities will be taking place this year,
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