Posts Tagged ‘That there London’

More Than A Bit Of Alright – Wot I Thought of Feral Vector

By Philippa Warr on July 14th, 2014.

The logo does look a bit like underpants, yes.

Having just stepped into a church crypt I was confronted with the prospect of a talk on art and videogames. This could so easily be the opening sentence for a horror novel aimed at games journos or internet commenters. Luckily it was actually part of Feral Vector.

Feral Vector – previously A Bit Of Alright, previously World of Love – is an indie games conference curated by David Hayward (he of the Leftfield collection at Eurogamer events). The event I was attending had a room dedicated to games people could actually play, another whose chair infestation and projector lent it to talks and a third which was a tearoom and Puzzle Script classroom. Sidenote: the tearoom windows don’t seem to open so I spent twenty minutes having some kind of Lapsang sauna.

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This Monday: London Indie Launch Party-o-rama

By Alice O'Connor on July 12th, 2014.

Sure that's London whatever.

Do you long to schmooze with the stars at video game launch parties? Oh, if only you knew Johnny Activision or Ian Ubisoft! Or had the dubious privilege of being ‘games press.’ You’d be a knockout in a fancy gown, I just know it. Alternatively, a little more down to earth and plaid shirt-y, a plucky young group of indie developers in London are starting collective launch parties for loads of their games at once, and you–yes you!–are invited.

The first is on Monday, July 14, in this here London and it’s free. You could meet an actual real indie developer, play some actual real indie games in an actual real indie workspace/basement/pub, and wake up in a Dalston gutter with an actual real tattoo of the Steam logo across your neck.

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Attention Citizens: RPS Social Club Convenes Tomorrow

By Adam Smith on November 28th, 2013.

The monthly RPS Social ClubRPS Social Club meetup will take place at The Blue Posts this weekend, as tradition dictates, but the gathering will be tomorrow night rather than Saturday. If you are in London or a nearby county, this would be a fine way to avoid the hurly-burly of Christmas shopping and to shelter from winter’s bite. The meeting is scheduled to begin at eight but if you’re anything like me, you’ll pop onto the forums and arrange to meet before that for a nip of brandy. The Blue Posts is located on Rupert Street, near to Chinatown and Leicester Square, as shown on the map in the link above.

Now, people of Manchester and thereabouts, join me below. The rest of you stay out.

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