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  1. The rise and rise of play. How games and playful interactions are evolving and what are the biggest opportunities. to

    on Thursday 31st May

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  2. Introduction to the game to

    Talk on Thursday 31st May

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  3. Developing for games as a service to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Games are no longer about shipping software in a box. The market is moving to a service model where a game can change constantly over time through teh addition of ...

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  4. The publishers are dead?! Lessons from digital game distribution to

    on Thursday 31st May

    In this talk I will report on the lessons learned from working with and studying an independent games developer that faced the fundamental choice of self-publishing its content vs. contracting ...

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  5. Game Design: Art, Science, or Secret? to

    on Thursday 31st May

    We're all gamers now. As the full realization of what games can achieve dawns, this sessions asks what is game design? Is it an art or a science? Is there ...

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  6. Drawing is at the Heart of Game Development to

    on Thursday 31st May

    It seems counter-intuitive, but traditional drawing skills are ever more important for the games industry, despite the increasing technology. Drawing is to an Artist what literaccy is to a writer, ...

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  7. How we got millions of people to play our games and learn stuff to

    on Thursday 31st May

    What's the key to creating fun but genuinely engaging games on factual and even controversial subjects? How do you reach new audiences with your educational games?

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  8. Angry Government to

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    A talk about how government can learn from Angry Birds, discussing the importance of gaming techniques in promoting greater engagement in governance and democracy. Questions answered : 1) How can ...

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  9. More than just fun to

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    Games can do much more than just entertain. This Micro-talk highlights the power of 'games with purpose' and how they can be used to engage audiences on subjects like death, ...

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  10. Back To the Good Old Tangible World to

    on Thursday 31st May

    It’s time to move away from the safe margins of our screens and experience the sensations of the good old tangible real world. As the boundaries between the real world ...

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  11. uKinect- gesture recognition games to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Using Microsoft's Kinect technology the Gamelab team have developed the first stages of a gesture recognition system game for kids with learning disabilities Questions answered : Designing Games for Learning ...

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  12. Building Massively Multi-Platform, Multi-Player Games to

    Talk on Thursday 31st May

    Boss Level are building games that you can play with your friends and family, via your PC at work, your mobile phone on the bus and then on your TV ...

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  13. The Fly in the Urinal to

    on Thursday 31st May

    How can we harness the urge for play to make the world a better place? How to designing gameful applications. Gamification - how to Designing gameful applications

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  14. Table Top: Emerging Channels for app distribution to

    Workshop on Thursday 31st May

    · Choosing a platform, one or all? · Expansion & diversification · Creating awareness · Driving customers to your app · Improving app rankings

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  15. Table Top: Personalised Music and Gaming to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Mobile computing has opened the doors for many new types of personalised interactive experiences. When experience designers know so much about what a user is doing at at time, they ...

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  16. Table Top: Quantified Self for non-tech geeks to

    on Thursday 31st May

    The Quantified Self movement is getting lots of interest, with new devices (Nike Fuleband, Jawbone Up), websites (Tic Trac, Track Ignite) and apps appearing. Most products and services are designed ...

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  17. Table Top: Will Broadcasters lose out with Smart TV and Mobile? Focusing on Football and Share The Match. to

    on Thursday 31st May

    The future of the television screen is interactive and will be used in conjunction with a number of other devices. TV will have to change and become more social. Who ...

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  18. Table Tops: Mechanics as the Message to

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    Games are increasingly being used as a method to teach people about complex systems. While it's easy to claim you're being innovative by creating a game that embodies your message, ...

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  19. Table Tops: Taylor Wessing to

    Talk on Thursday 31st May

    - IP and merchandising - what every start-up needs to know (and every investor will expect). - Privacy issues for on-line start-ups - what needs to be done in the ...

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  20. Table Top: Gamification for Enterprises to

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  21. Table Top: Marketing game apps to

    Workshop on Thursday 31st May

    · Reasons for success · Targeting audiences · Raising awareness and creating advocates · The value of conventional marketing and PR · Blogging and user generated promotion · Apps and ...

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  22. Table Tops - session 2 to

    Workshop on Thursday 31st May

    uKinect – gesture recognition games - HAssel Inclusion, Gamelab Building Massively Multi-Platform, Multi-Player Games - Boss Level Games Telfication – What Games Can Learn From TV - Somethin' Else

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  23. Games and Entertainment - Playing with TV to

    on Thursday 31st May

    It's become clear that Generation G wants to play with content, and if it's not interactive and playful, then content is not working hard enough to engage with the modern ...

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  24. Please don't kill me! to

    on Thursday 31st May

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  25. How do I influence you? to

    on Thursday 31st May

    We as humans are tuned in, or so we think. However certain effectors such as context and emotion can effect our decisions and judgement. This is especially prominent in a ...

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  26. Fun, Inc - Using Games to Thrive in the Digital Age to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Tom Chatfield, author and thinker, will talk about the use of games and also how to thrive in a digital age.

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  27. Innovative Finance for Games to

    on Thursday 31st May

    How does crowdfunding operate in the UK and how can it work for your games business? Dan Wood from games trade body Ukie will give you a run through of ...

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  28. Telification - What Games Can Learn From TV to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Fancy something completely different? Despite its incredible growth, the game industry is still dwarfed by the size of the television industry, in terms of time and money spent. What can ...

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  29. The Next Great Industry to Be Disrupted by The Internet - Televison to

    on Thursday 31st May

    A Headline I have been waiting for: "Future TV Disruption - Forbes says it's Worth Half a Trillion Dollars For Internet Companies". The intersection (media convergence) of TV, Gaming, Social, ...

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  30. TV Beyond the Hashtag... to

    on Thursday 31st May

    Mainstream TV is finally starting to embrace the power of social media and the effect it has on the shows we love. But what else can be done, other than ...

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