Events

Lunchtime Talk
Fri 29 Jun 2018 14:00


Epic Games with no Code – Platforms for Designing StoryWorlds

Vincent Baidoo has been exploring the expanding universe of software & apps, asking the question - can games creation become more like AV, where tools for production & design are in the hands of the many, not the few?

Speaker

Vincent Baidoo

Currently making a game plugin that will give people outside the disciplines of coding the chance to make "Old school Zelda Like" games

Studio Resident Vicent Baidoo joined the studio on for a short 'micro-residency', aiming to develop a game plugin that would give people with no experience of coding the chance to make their own games. In this talk he discusses the fundamental changes that may occur to the landscape of gaming as we know it, if non-gamers would begin to create their own personalised games?

With an aim of creating StoryWorlds as vast as Disney and Shonen Jump, Vincent will share his personal journey of making unique games without knowing how to code. Having come to game design after publishing a number of his own comics and animations, Vincent will also look at the distinctive impact of narratives launched through different forms of media, whilst offering insight on the tools currently available to Transmedial producers, as well as the scope of future possibilities.

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday. Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do. After the Talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm. Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Email: studio@watershed.co.uk to book your place on a tour.


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