GameTale (GT) is a two day event during which participants develop a videogame, boardgame or card game inspired by a museum object.  You can attend GameTale as GameTeller – Be part of a team to develop an amazing game!

Note: In order to attend, you need to be at least 18 years old.


GameTale is held every year in the beautiful city of Batha UNESCO World Heritage site. Bath is famous for the natural hot spa water and the original Roman Baths as well as its Georgian architecture, crafted from Bath stone.

This event does not offer accommodation but GameTellers will have access to the main game room for the full duration of the event, including through the night. There is also a wide selection of accommodations available in Bath. We recommend TripAdvisor or Airbnb as a useful resource to select accommodation if you prefer.


Each team will hold all IP rights of the game they develop during GT. However, GT may use the games for demonstration, public engagement and research as it sees fit. All games must be shared with the organisers before the showcase. Teams are welcome to send us subsequent versions and we will host and archive them. All participants and all games entered for GT must agree to a Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.

The game will be shared through different channels such as websites and social networks of GT, University of Bath, partner museums and sponsors. Museums could also use the game as engaging activity for their visitors as long as they do not receive monetary compensation for it. Finally, games could be used for research purposes and shared in conferences and academic journals. In any case, appropriate credit will be given to the authors.


Daniela De Angeli
Doctoral Candidate and HCI Seminar coordinator at the Centre for Digital Entertainment, University of Bath (UK). Game player and designer.