UK Games Expo
Accentuate’s Graeme Fraser-Bell on relentlessly pitching, the three things he takes to every show and braving Dragons’ Den
We caught up with Graeme and Fiona Fraser-Bell to find out what they do, why it works – and the difference between pitching to the Dragons and the public…
‘We consider that a postponement at this stage maximises the chances to both protect the health and well-being of all our attendees and hold a successful show in 2020,’ read a statement from the organisers.
Asmodee, Mojo Nation and UK Games Expo to usher in next wave of tabletop art talent with new university initiative
The Art of the Tabletop initiative will see students tasked with creating new artwork for a range of Asmodee best sellers that will then go on display at UK Games Expo 2020.
We caught up with Tsagas to learn more about the origins of Farm Rescue – his first published game – and why he feels optimistic about the game design scene in Greece.
We spoke with convention director Richard Denning about the evolution of show’s engagement with designers.
The Champion of the Wild creator Tom Clare on how an innocent chat about penguins kickstarted his journey into game design
We spoke with Clare to discuss his development process and what it felt like to see an audience of 300 people in stitches listening to Shut Up and Sit Down play his game at the UK Games Expo.
Inside the Box Games had a very good UK Games Expo. As well as demoing their titles to thousands of gamers, the London-based indie games publisher scooped two awards: Best Card Game 2017 for Statecraft and Best European Style Game 2017 for Sub Terra.
At this year’s UK Games Expo, Ominoes, ‘the dice game for everyone’, was named Best Abstract Game 2017. Only 12 months earlier, creator Andrew Harman had been cooped up in his hotel room, plotting out the first iteration of the game having been inspired by a day of chatting to publishers at UK Games Expo 2016.
For games designers, the UK Games Expo provides vital networking opportunities and gives budding creators the chance to pitch their ideas to industry folk who can get their game published.
Game designers have the opportunity to pitch their creation to publishers at this year’s UK Games Expo thanks to Playtest UK’s Meet the Makers Designer/Publisher Speed-Dating event.