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    Behind the Games

    Discover a new perspective on the games you know and love at the Norwich Gaming Festival Industry and Game Studies Days. Get the inside story on how games are developed from the creators and an insight into the gaming industry.

    All talks are free. Places are limited so make sure you book to avoid disappointment.

    Introducing Game Studies Day

    Thu 1 Jun

    This day of short talks from researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) explores different aspects of gaming culture from Pokémon Go fever in Norwich to female power in games. Book your day ticket here.

    10am - Bleeps, Bongs, Bassoons and Booms! The Evolution of Sound and Music in Games with Stephen Bennett

    11am - Pedestrian Verse: How Walking Simulators are the New Frontier of Gaming with Dean Bowman

    12pm - Time and the Tie In: A Look at Doctor Who adaptations in Video Games with James Mclean

    2pm - Nerf this! Women and Power in Games with Tarnia Mears

    3pm - The Geeks Come Out at Night: Understanding Pokémon Go in Norwich with Dr Tom Phillips

    4pm - Ludic Humour with Merlin Seller

    Industry Days

    Norwich Gaming Festival in partnership with Norwich University of the Arts presents an exciting programme of industry speakers. Discover the stories behind the games, get top tips for developing and find out more about a career in the sector.

    Click on the titles below to book your free ticket.

    Fri 2 Jun

    10am - AAA vs Indie - Choosing the Right Path

    11am - Five Legal Tips For Your Contracts with Isabel Davies

    12pm - So, you're thinking of going "indie"? with Steven Huckle

    1pm - Interactivity in VR with Liz Mercuri

     2pm - Run To The Hills with Table Flip Games

    3pm - GoldenEye007 - Do you expect me to talk? with Dr David Doak

    Sat 3 Jun

    10am - All Aboard the Locomotion with the Locomotion team

    11am - Tony’s All-Time Top 10 Game Design Tips with Tony Gowland

    12pm - Ashens

    1pm - Did you know Gaming? with Dazz & Greg from The Spriters Resource, Region Locked and DidYouKnowGaming

    2pm - How artists make video games look good and run fast with Jodie Azhar

    3pm - Cloud Imperium Games


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