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Deadline 21 Apr 2014 09:00 BST (GMT+1)

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Twitter Update

24-07-2014 12:40
RT @Zal_Nor: Can't wait to go along to protoplay this year. So looking forward to it. Lots of exciting games. @DareToBeDigital

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24-07-2014 11:42
RT @IntScotland: We are running the Dare Surgery @DareToBeDigital contact if i

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23-07-2014 16:19
#dare2014 Not part of Dare or Indie Fest ? You can also realize your developer d...

Twitter Update

23-07-2014 16:15
#dare2014 Not Dare or Indie Fest team? You can also realize your dev dream. Join #GameMaker competition at ProtoPlay.

Twitter Update

22-07-2014 11:10
RT @IdeasTap: And if #games journalism is your thing, check out our reporter opportunity with @DareToBeDigital:

Facebook Update

21-07-2014 10:24
We are humbled :)

Twitter Update

19-07-2014 15:40
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Team Tweets


28/07/2014 11:58
We should also be unveiling ARENA! and SPORTS! mode soon, because why not?


28/07/2014 11:58
We've also put together a little gameplay trailer for DWR's RUN! Mode! #GameDev #Dare2014 #IndieDev


28/07/2014 11:18
New blog post just went out! Lots of new stuff, lots of mentoring and lots of feedback! #dare2014 #indiedev #gamedev

Overly Kinetic

28/07/2014 11:14
Its our trailer for Chambara!!! #Dare2014 #GameDev


28/07/2014 10:54
Here's our trailer for #Dare2014 #SoulSeeker

The Pillowettes

28/07/2014 09:50
RT @raghaaav: Where did our pillows go? @Pillowettes


28/07/2014 09:30
Here it is! The first trailer for our #Dare2014 game, Don't Walk: RUN! RTs welcome! #GameDev #IndieDev @unity3d


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Dare to be Digital is an internationally renowned proving ground for talented computer science and art students to design their own original video game.

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Do you like to play video games? Are you serious about designing video games? If so, you've come to the right place. Not only will you get to design and build your dream game but we'll host your team in well equipped computer labs and you'll also receive funding and mentor support to help make it happen.

Every year between June and August, students form teams of five and compete over 10 weeks to design a fully functioning video game prototype. At the end of 10 weeks, all the teams will gather at Dare Protoplay to showcase their work and be judged by industry experts. Dare Protoplay represents the most innovative design from emerging games artists and programmers and is open to the public to come and play the games.

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