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Richard Bartle on the history of MUD

Last week, Richard Bartle of the University of Essex came in to talk to our participants. Bartle was one of the pioneers of the massively multiplayer online game industry, being

The importance of feedback, and making a change in the games industry

A few weeks ago we had Grant Allen and Loudon St Hill from Dlala Studios come in to talk to us about their experiences in the games industry. We were

Jack of all trades or master of none?

Kicking off the 2017/18 programme of talks, Frazer Merrick of Teaboy Games spoke to our new starters about his experience of coming to The Games Hub with a non-gaming background, and about

And they’re off!

  11.11.2017   gameshubadmin   News, Teams   No comments

The Games Hub 2017/18 round has now officially started, and we'd like to offer a big welcome to all of our new starters! After a couple of well-attended open sessions,

How to fund your indie game

Getting StartedIf you want to create your own video game, then one of the first questions you need to ask yourself is how you are going to fund it. Making

Just one week to go until our open sessions!

  4.10.2017   gameshubadmin   Events, News   No comments

Are you interested in taking part in next round of The Games Hub? We're holding two open sessions from 11.00-2.00 on the 11th and 18th October so you can come

The five most important things about writing for the games industry

You might think that because you love writing and you love video games, a job as a writer in the games industry would be your dream come true. But writing

Gamification: game design isn’t just for computer games

You've just levelled up. You've won another badge. You've found the key, upgraded from a knife to a sword, and beaten the level boss – wow! This is the process

Game dev blogs to follow when starting out in games design

If you've already started out in indie games development, you're probably already aware of the bigger blogs like Gamasutra, Pocket Gamer, and Games Radar. But there are few other blogs

The Games Hub in Uganda

  9.08.2017   gameshubadmin   Events, News   No comments

So what's this all about?I’m just back from a week in Kampala, Uganda, setting up a new branch of The Games Hub. I wasn’t sure quite what perspective to put