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David Hayward On Why Games Are More Than An Industry

By Graham Smith on July 4th, 2014.

Feral Vector, the successor to game events Bit Of Alright and World of Love, is happening right now in London. We’ll have a report from the event next week, but there’s no reason you can’t pretend you’re there now by watching organiser David Hayward’s pre-recorded talk. Titled Games Are So Much More Than An Industry, it’s a fifteen minute monologue about why working in games can be embarrassing, what Games Workshop executives might talk about in private, and what both major and independent developers commonly forget.

It’s funny and carries an implicit message about how nice it is to go walking in the countryside. Find it embedded below.

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The World Of Love Report

By Jim Rossignol on June 28th, 2010.


Last Friday we attended World Of Love. It was the first of what will hopefully be many UK-based independent games development conferences organised by the folks at Pixel-Lab, and specifically Mr David Hayward, who pretty much did everything in terms of Making It Happen. What he didn’t do was host the event – that was handled by the indie-supporting media cabal at Channel 4, so that was nice of them. I took notes and stuff, and I’ve written it up below. My notes were very fast and rough, and my memory is essentially a mad pudding of sleepless derangement, so please forgive any mistakes or omissions to the full plot of the day.

Onward!
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