Attend GT 2016

You can attend GameTale 2016 in one of two ways:

  1. GameTeller – Be part of a team to develop an amazing game.
  2. Volunteer – Help us ensure that GameTale 2016 runs smoothly and be a part of the action.

We offer three types of volunteer opportunities:

  • Management volunteers – help coordinate teams and support participants
  • Communications volunteers – communicate with the teams and update GameTale 2016 social networks and blogs
  • Media volunteers – take photos and video of the event and then share the edited media with communications volunteers

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

Registration to GameTale is completely FREE but we have limited places available. Please book your place as soon as possible.

(Extended) registration deadline: May 5th 2016.


Please provide your own laptop with the appropriate software to design and develop the games. We will provide some basic stationary and exciting equipment such as a 3D printer and headsets. Note: You can bring drinks and snacks but meals will be provided during the event.


Day 1
29 May 2016

Opening at 10 am with an introduction to GameTale and a presentation of the objects.

10:00 – 11:00 Breakfast
11:00 Form your teams and start your game concept
12:00 -13:30 Free lunch
15:00 Coffee Break
19:30 Free dinner

Day 2
30 May 2016

Game development will continue during the second day

10:00 – 11:00 Breakfast
12:00 – 13:30 Free lunch
15:00 Coffee Break
18:00 – 19:00 Closing event

Day 3
31 May 2016

The final day will be for the teams to finalise their projects and present their demos.

14:00 – 17:00 public showcase of the demos at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution in Bath.

STAFF 2016


Christina Keating
Doctoral Candidate at University of Bath (UK). Spreadsheet queen, obsessive compulsive organiser.


John Benardis
Doctoral Candidate at University of Bath (UK). Game player, tactical and strategic enthusiast, sore loser, analysis paralysis master.

Zack Lyons
Doctoral Candidate at University of Bath (UK). Massively Multiplayer Online expert, master of virtual reality, king of all things game, otherwise humble.

Lauren Ferro
Doctoral researcher in the Centre for Game Design Research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University.


Dr. Luca Benedetti
Research Associate at University of Bath (UK).