UK Games Expo

Farm Rescue designer Harris Tsagas on Greece’s blossoming game design scene

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.

UK Games Expo director Richard Denning on how the show has become a must-attend event for designers

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.

Sub Terra designer Tim Pinder on his aim to create a co-op game with lasting appeal

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.

Ominoes creator Andrew Harman on finding inspiration at the UK Games Expo

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.

Michael Pearson on how the UK Games Expo helps new designers break into the games market

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.

Pitch to publishers at UK Games Expo 2017 with Playtest UK’s Speed Dating event

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.

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