Splash Damage to be at London Games Festival, GameCity Next Week

October 27, 2008

London Games FestivalWe’re set to invade two of Britain’s biggest public gaming events next week, with members of Splash Damage heading to London Games Festival and GameCity up in Nottingham.

Studio owner Paul ‘Locki’ Wedgwood will be giving talks at both events, while Media Director Richard ‘Fluffy_gIMp’ Jolly, Audio Director Chris ‘peaceful warrior’ Sweetman, and Paul will also be giving advice to people looking to break into the industry as part of the BAFTA surgeries programme in London. And who could forget that Edward ‘Bongoboy’ Stern is putting in a glamorous panelist appearance at the Rock Paper Shotgun Thinkosium! To top things off, we’ll also be popping by the Golden Joysticks 2008 awards ceremony on Friday.

Here’s our schedule:

London Games Festival

  • Tuesday October 28
    11:20 – 13:00: Paul ‘Locki’ Wedgwood (game design), Richard ‘Fluffy_gIMp’ Jolly (art) – BAFTA surgeries
    15:00 – 15:45: Paul ‘Locki’ Wedgwood – Session: From Mod Developers to AAA Studio
    18:00 – Till Late: Edward ‘Bongboy’ Stern (game design) – Rock Paper Shotgun Thinkosium
  • Wednesday October 29
    15:00 – 16:45: Chris ‘peaceful warrior’ Sweetman (game audio) – BAFTA surgeries
  • Friday, October 31
    Golden Joysticks 2008 awards ceremony

Nottingham GameCity

  • Thursday, October 30
    15:00 – 16:00: Paul ‘Locki’ Wedgwood – Session: From Frags to Riches

To attend the London Games Festival sessions and BAFTA surgeries, you’ll need to sign up here and purchase a ticket (they’re £5 each), while one and three day passes for GameCity can be purchase here.

If you’re going to be at either event, keep an eye out for us and don’t hesitate to say hello! More information can be found on the London Games Festival and GameCity websites.