20 Years of Games at Abertay Powered by Pecha Kucha

Some of the world’s premier computer games creators returned to Abertay University to present quick-fire talks during a special 20 Years of Games Pecha Kucha evening during the Digital Graduate Show on Saturday 6th May 2017, hosted by Creative Dundee!

  1. Yesterday @AbertayUni was amazing, I met so many inspiring people. I am proud to be an Abertay Stundet! #ADGS2017 #GamesPK #AbertayGames20
  2. So many delicious #GamesPK speakers at @AbertayUni. Their alumni are essentially running the gaming world & they love #Sonic. #Dundee https://t.co/tbEsrbRxIQ
    So many delicious #GamesPK speakers at @AbertayUni. Their alumni are essentially running the gaming world & they love #Sonic. #Dundee pic.twitter.com/tbEsrbRxIQ
  3. @AbertayUni One word for the Pecha Kutcha tonight.... Incredible!! Well done to all the speakers! #GamesPK
  4. 20 games and 20 memories - Games are about the people you play them with - @mono_eric3 #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/XhBmZb1rhz
  5. Danny Parker, Head of Mobile Technology, Ninja Kiwi talks 20 personal gaming memories, as our final speaker tonight!
@mono_eric3 #GamesPK https://t.co/Ny3CXK7ZQE
    Danny Parker, Head of Mobile Technology, Ninja Kiwi talks 20 personal gaming memories, as our final speaker tonight! @mono_eric3 #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/Ny3CXK7ZQE
  6. I can't believe that Sonic has shown up so much tonight.
Whatta boy.
#GamesPK https://t.co/3hWTHtNtis
    I can't believe that Sonic has shown up so much tonight. Whatta boy. #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/3hWTHtNtis
  7. Timea Tabori, Engine Programmer at Rockstar North talks culture around video games + hopes for future of games appreciated as art! #GamesPK https://t.co/39Cf0kaA0T
    Timea Tabori, Engine Programmer at Rockstar North talks culture around video games + hopes for future of games appreciated as art! #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/39Cf0kaA0T
  8. Do we need a vocabulary to talk about why we like to play or like to make games? It's more than just 'for fun' @TimeaTabori #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/2ZNgToPEMEhttps://t.co/2ZNgToPEMEpic.twitter.com/2ZNgToPEMEhttps://t.co/2ZNgToPEMEpic.twitter.com/2ZNgToPEMEhttps://t.co/2ZNgToPEMEpic.twitter.com/2ZNgToPEME
  9. Here at #GamesPK @josephdelappe Professor of Games and Tactical Media, Abertay University talks his journey/responses as artist + activist. https://t.co/RyWJDnPb7w
    Here at #GamesPK @josephdelappe Professor of Games and Tactical Media, Abertay University talks his journey/responses as artist + activist. pic.twitter.com/RyWJDnPb7w
  10. 'Are you playing those stupid games again?' 'No, it's research!' I think lots of us @AbertayUni can identify with @josephdelappe #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/cMqvUyomxrhttps://t.co/cMqvUyomxrpic.twitter.com/cMqvUyomxrhttps://t.co/cMqvUyomxrpic.twitter.com/cMqvUyomxr
  11. A very positive and personal talk by @zoegsams. That's basically what I was saying but without the veneer of Sanic. Lovely 👌 #GamesPK
  12. Great "Imposter Syndrome" talk by @zoegsams: "people help you because they believe in you. That doesn't mean you don't deserve it." #GamesPK
  13. Everyone experiences imposter syndrome, no matter who they are or what they're doing - @zoegsams #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/PhYHqNtIPV
  14. Zoë Sams, Tools Programmer, and Board Director, IGDA Scotland talks honestly about imposter syndrome impacting everyone.
@zoegsams #gamesPK https://t.co/SZj4G9elXz
    Zoë Sams, Tools Programmer, and Board Director, IGDA Scotland talks honestly about imposter syndrome impacting everyone. @zoegsams #gamesPK pic.twitter.com/SZj4G9elXz
  15. creative practice and working professionally - Ken Fee gives an overview of his ethnographic PhD research in 6 minutes #GamesPK https://t.co/HBHyRTDDZT
    creative practice and working professionally - Ken Fee gives an overview of his ethnographic PhD research in 6 minutes #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/HBHyRTDDZT
  16. @JamRita00: "If you don't feel happy where you are, it'll start to show. Don't be a dinosaur!" #GamesPK
  17. Combining her passion for video games and her passion for helping people has motivated the 10 years (& beyond) of @JamRita00 career #gamesPK pic.twitter.com/hqDYwv5zqehttps://t.co/hqDYwv5zqepic.twitter.com/hqDYwv5zqehttps://t.co/hqDYwv5zqepic.twitter.com/hqDYwv5zqe
  18. He picked up a camera to learn more about graphic design & learned about confidence interacting & communication @liamwong #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/CjLYi43SU8https://t.co/CjLYi43SU8pic.twitter.com/CjLYi43SU8https://t.co/CjLYi43SU8pic.twitter.com/CjLYi43SU8https://t.co/CjLYi43SU8pic.twitter.com/CjLYi43SU8
  19. Liam Wong, Art Director, Ubisoft talks honestly about finding his way in games + his incredible accidental career... 
@liamwong #GamesPK https://t.co/sweYCcl3un
    Liam Wong, Art Director, Ubisoft talks honestly about finding his way in games + his incredible accidental career... @liamwong #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/sweYCcl3un
  20. Moving made me a better designer, maybe it will for you too - I'm here to stealthily encourage you all to move - @caiitlinz #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/pCSgGnvqINhttps://t.co/pCSgGnvqINpic.twitter.com/pCSgGnvqINhttps://t.co/pCSgGnvqINpic.twitter.com/pCSgGnvqIN
  21. Caitlin Goodale – User Experience Designer from King
@caiitlinz talking moving to a new place and games being the common language! #gamesPK https://t.co/QRKRWiQlPL
    Caitlin Goodale – User Experience Designer from King @caiitlinz talking moving to a new place and games being the common language! #gamesPK pic.twitter.com/QRKRWiQlPL
  22. Don't let anyone tell you what to make, make what you want, make bad things... people like bad things - @ViewtifulGaz #gamesPK pic.twitter.com/ANY3n3N6Rfhttps://t.co/ANY3n3N6Rfpic.twitter.com/ANY3n3N6Rfhttps://t.co/ANY3n3N6Rfpic.twitter.com/ANY3n3N6Rf
  23. Gaz Robinson, Games Developer
@ViewtifulGaz #GamesPK talking good bad, guilty pleasures + graduating 5 yrs ago #meta https://t.co/KQ5NhrIXZq
    Gaz Robinson, Games Developer @ViewtifulGaz #GamesPK talking good bad, guilty pleasures + graduating 5 yrs ago #meta pic.twitter.com/KQ5NhrIXZq
  24. Silly Yorick, you can't drink that you don't have an oesophagus!
#GamesPK https://t.co/RkMdsf8M6M
    Silly Yorick, you can't drink that you don't have an oesophagus! #GamesPK pic.twitter.com/RkMdsf8M6M
  25. Exploring play & performance @MonaBozdog & Yorick discuss creating encounters in a designed system of rules in the InchColm project #gamesPK pic.twitter.com/e2om15qyuqhttps://t.co/e2om15qyuqpic.twitter.com/e2om15qyuqhttps://t.co/e2om15qyuqpic.twitter.com/e2om15qyuq
  26. Jess Hider, European Community Manager, Unreal Engine talks her journey, Mario Mash Ups + the often unspoken mistakes!
@JessHider #gamesPK https://t.co/P49FEO2iDa
    Jess Hider, European Community Manager, Unreal Engine talks her journey, Mario Mash Ups + the often unspoken mistakes! @JessHider #gamesPK pic.twitter.com/P49FEO2iDa