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Dare 2015

Dare to be Digital is the premier video games development competition for University students and recent graduates and the only route to a BAFTA Ones To Watch Award
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Deadline 05 May 2015 17:30 BST (GMT+1)

Dare Buzz

Twitter Update

02-07-2015 16:06
Dare announces 2015 competing teams today. follow them on hashtag #Dare2015

Twitter Update

29-06-2015 14:04
We are recruiting volunteers for Dare ProtoPlay this year (13-16 August). Interested parties, please visit #dare2015

Twitter Update

20-06-2015 15:50
RT @TorqueMCR: Its been a year since our #Dare2014 journey began - thanks to all of you who have stuck with us! #Gamedev #IndieDev Twitter Update

15-06-2015 09:24
#dare2014 game Seek by @TeamFivePixels has over 114,000 downloads! . Congratulations!

Twitter Update

12-06-2015 14:25
#dare2012 contestants @LamplightGames released #APixelStory on Steam. @BAFTA Ones To Watch nominee @Channel4 award

Twitter Update

04-05-2015 16:48
Thank you for all your applications to #dare2015. We will be in touch soon. Stay tuned.

Twitter Update

04-05-2015 11:20
5pm today - could be your career-changing moment. Apply to Dare 2015 today before 5pm. #dare2015

Team Tweets

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02/07/2015 21:05
RT @DareToBeDigital: Dare announces 2015 competing teams today. follow them on hashtag #Dare2015

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02/07/2015 21:04
Best of luck to all the #Dare2015 teams! We are all really excited to see what you do :D #GameDev #Games

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02/07/2015 21:03
RT @_archieyates: Looking forward to seeing all the games to come out of this years #Dare2015 #gamedev

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02/07/2015 12:54
Latest Blog: Showcasing To-Tum at XpoNorth @IndieDB #gamedev #indiedev #ToTum

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01/07/2015 18:55
Check out @StevenTaarland blog post on showcasing #ToTum at @XpoNorth on @IndieDB #IndieDevHour #GameDev #mobile

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01/07/2015 18:34
RT @StevenTaarland: I had an amazing time at @XpoNorth Check out my post on showcasing #ToTum @Team_ii #GameDev #IndieDev #IndieDevHour ht

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01/07/2015 18:33
Steven has posted a blog discussing his time at XpoNorth a few weeks back! Check it out on IndieDB now!...


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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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