Past Events

Welcome to the Dublin GameCraft events archive. Be sure to check out our blog posts for more details.

Dublin GameCraft 4 – December 2013

Back in Dublin for a Christmas special GameCraft and you can find all the shenanigans here.

Insomnia GameCraft @ Telford, UK – November

GameCraft is heading across to England again for another game jam event, this time at the Insomnia Gaming Festival. Details here and here.

Cork GameCraft – November 2013
Our many firsts this year, and it is our first GameCraft down in Cork and it was hosted by St. John’s College. With a quote from Henry Forde, many interesting games were made, and you can find more about it here.

GameCraft UnPlugged – November 2013
Our first non-digital GameCraft hosted by Science Gallery. Fun-filled table-top games and even one pervasive game. Lots of crafting and play-testing and you can find out more here.

New York GameCraft – September 2013

Our first transatlantic venture and was hosted at Dumbo Loft by Skills Matter. It was great to meet the local NY indies. “Lost Doors” was the theme this time and you can find all the results here.

Derry GameCraft @ CultureTECH – September 2013

Our first ever 24 hour stint and it will be at the amazing CultureTech in Derry-LondonDerry, and with the involvement of Nintendo. The theme was “Reality becomes a prison to those who can’t get out of it”, a quote from Derry author Joyce Cary. Read more here.

London GameCraft – August 2013

Skills Matter hosted our first ever overseas GameCraft in their awesome space at Skills Matter Exchange. With a great welcome from our kind hosts, local Indies et al in London, it was so much fun with everyone making games based on “THE IMPACT OF PRISM”. Check out what happened here.

Dublin GameCraft III – May 2013

With our kind hosts, Engine Yard, Dublin GameCraft once again to create games based on the theme “Non-Violent Exploration”. See more shenanigans here.

Games Fleadh, Thurles – March 2013

The tour continues, the delightful Phil Bourke invited us to come along to the annual Thurles Games Fleadh for a bit of craic.

Belfast GameCraft – Our first travelling GameCraft! Feb. 2013

Out first GamesCraft outside of Dublin, we were delighted to be invited to Farset Labs for some game jam action.

Charity GameCraft! Xmas 2012

As a special xmas treat, last year we held a GameCraft just for charity, with all proceeds going towards the ISPCA.

Dublin GameCraft II Nov. 2012

The second GameCraft took place in November with a new venue of the Engine Yard offices on grand canal dock.

Dublin GameCraft I, Feb. 2012 

The first Dublin GameCraft took place in February of 2012 and was a roaring success. Held in DIT, and thanks in so small part to the efforts of Bryan Duggan, DGC I had over 120 attendees making more than 35 games!