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BAFTA Scotland presents a Games Keynote with Brenda Romero

On 26 Apr 2017

BAFTA Scotland Presents: A Games Keynote with Brenda Romero in partnership with Robert Gordon University and Oracle Academy

Brenda Romero is a BAFTA award-winning game designer, artist and Fulbright scholar who entered the video game industry in 1981. As a designer, she has worked on 47 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series and titles in the Ghost Recon, Dungeons & Dragons and Def Jam franchises. Away from the machine, her analog series of six games, The Mechanic is the Message, has drawn national and international acclaim, particularly Train and Siochán Leat (The Irish Game) which is presently housed in the National Museum of Play. This year, she is to be awarded the 2017 Development Legend at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards. In 2015, she won the coveted Ambassador’s Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards. In 2014, she received a Fulbright award to study Ireland’s game industry, academic and government policies. In 2013, she was named one of the top 10 game developers by Gamasutra.com and Develop magazine listed her among the 25 people who changed games in 2013. Romero co-owns Romero Games based in Galway and is Program Director at the University of Limerick MSc in Game Design & Development.

Oracle Academy advances computer science education globally to drive knowledge, innovation, skills development, and diversity in technology fields. Each year, Oracle Academy reaches more than 3.1 million students in 110 countries. Education is a prerequisite to community stability, economic prosperity, and future innovation, and students and educators who engage with Oracle Academy gain industry-relevant skills and knowledge that enrich their futures.

Opening Days and Times:

Wednesday

12.00 - 15.00

Ticket Information:

Free Event.

Link to Event Website:

http://www.rgu.ac.uk/brenda-romero-event

Venue Detail:

N242 Lecture Theatre, The Sir Ian Wood Building, Robert Gordon University

Theme:

Education,Business

Organiser Details:

Fiona Jardine
B2B Marketing Officer


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