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Judi Alston with VR headset

Happy New Year 2024

The best way to make the most of the year ahead is to get some things to look forward to booked in for 2024. So if you have got a new diary, a big colourful wallchart, a shiny new calendar with pictures of puppies or screenshots from Zelda on it, then get your pens out and start saving the date… alternatively book them and they will appear as if by magic on your online calendar….

Coming up over the next three months we have….

Paul Cornell in cream jacket and blue shirt, looking at camera with indigo background
Paul Cornell, Doctor Who and Marvel writer joins narrative design panel

Game Republic event with a trends forecast for 2024 and a panel on Narrative Design

Thursday 18th January 2024
Time: 4.00pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Avenue HQ, LS1 2BH

This is the Game Republic special event to start 2024, with a forecast on key trends from Chris Dring,, and a panel on narrative design with guest speakers including Rhianna Pratchett, Paul Cornell who writes for Doctor Who as well as for Marvel and DC comics, co-Director of the multi-award winning Dreaming Methods Judi Alston, creator of Broken Sword Charles Cecil of Revolution Games. The event will also include a short presentation by Ben Board from Epic Games about opportunities in 2024.

All followed by drinks and networking afterwards and a chance to get signed books and try out Abandoned Library – the award-winning immersive experience from Dreaming Methods.

Big thanks to Barclays Eagle Lab for providing the venue! Book here and if you are a GR members use your code or the link we have sent you instead to claim your FREE ticket.

Next up, we have an online event so no train or car journeys required

Game Republic Valve webinar and Q&A

Thursday 8th February 2024, 5pm – 6pm (UK BST)
This event is online only – a live webinar

This is a live Game Republic online webinar business event on Thursday 8th February 2024, 5pm – 6pm, with Alden Kroll and Erik Peterson from Valve with all the latest news and opportunities with Steam and the Steam Deck Console. There’ll be an interview followed by a Q&A where you can ask live questions.

Book here and if you are a GR Member use your code or the link we have sent you to claim your free place

And in March we are going to dinner

Coinciding with the annual Yorkshire Games Festival, we will once again be hosting the Game Republic Speakers Dinner. Save the date 6th March and you will receive an invite soon if you are a member of Game Republic.

guests smiling at camera at a dinner table
Game Republic Speakers Dinner in 2022

Other dates for the diary
April 18th – Game Republic event
22nd – 24th April – Reboot Develop, Dubrovnik
25th – 27th April – WASD in London
May 16th – Frenzy in London
May 23rd – GameDevDay and GaMaYo
June 6th – Game Republic Student Showcase at Staffordshire University
9th – 11th July – Develop Conference, Brighton
17th July – Summer Arcade Party in Leeds

We will be sharing more over the next few months about the exciting year ahead.

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