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Explay Bootcamp 2012 Registration


Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM - Friday, September 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM (BST)

Explay Bootcamp 2012 Registration

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Do you have an idea to create the next blockbuster indie game?

Have you got the ambition to take your company to the top of the leaderboards and stay there?

Do you need to meet the people that can take you from zero to hero overnight?

If any of the above refers to you, then Explay Bootcamp is how you’re going to get there, and stay there!

After the success of last years training programme, delivered by some of the most prolific names in the Games Industry, Explay Bootcamp is back to help develop the superstar games companies of the future! This year we are focusing on helping businesses take an idea for a game, regardless of platform or technology, through to investment.

If you have an idea for the next big indie hit and want to make that a reality, then you cannot afford to miss this years Bootcamp… and to top it off, this year we're offering it for FREE!!!!

Speakers last year included Ian Livingstone (Eidos), Ian Baverstock (Tenshi), Bradley Crooks (Sony), Mike Jones (Adobe) and was attended by Southwest games companies such as Remode, 4T2, Mutant Labs, Mobile Pie and Swipe Entertainment.


September 2012 – Two day Bootcamp held in Bristol

October 2012 – Industry presentation and critique session held in Bristol

November 2012 – Showcase at Explay 2012

January 2013 – IP workshop held in Bristol

March 2013 – Investors showcase held in Bristol

This years Bootcamp is FREE although numbers are very limited and acceptance onto the Bootcamp is subject to a idea qualification process. If you are successfull in your application, Explay will be intouch once you have submitted this form to ask for a brief synopsis of your game idea in no more that 250 words, explaining the game you propose to develop at the Bootcamp. All applications will kept be strictly confidential. Unfortunately we will only be contacting those applicants that came through on a first come, first served basis.

Criteria for applicants 

  • Companies must be under 3 years of age
  • Companies must have a turnover of £500k or below
  • Open to freelance and sole traders
  • Applicants must be ‘new’ to the Creative Industries iNet
  • Applications must be a Southwest UK business (exc. Cornwall)

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Have questions about Explay Bootcamp 2012 Registration? Contact ExPlay


Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM - Friday, September 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM (BST)

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ExPlay represents the independent games development and design industry across the South West of England and beyond. We hold an annual conference that attracts leading speakers from the indie games circuit and support the growth of the industry through bespoke training programmes, business support and networking events throughout the year.  

ExPlay is the bond between games academia and games industry, helping students and graduates connect with industry by showcasing the best indie games companies to create opportunities for that new talent, whilst building communities through meet-ups and holding Game Jams. 

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