Platform 2014: 14-15 Nov 2014 : 10:00 - 17:00 | Hull College | UK

Replay: Retro Gaming

10am – 5pm

Hull College

For those of you who grew up on Donkey Kong, Mario and Sonic, get ready for a trip down memory lane! Replay are bringing a collection of games spanning 4 decades on a variety of consoles for your entertainment.

Zombie Walk

6pm

Hull College

Fun filled days call for frightful nights! Do you have what it takes to survive the zombie walk? In association with Silent Studios, explore Hull at night where the dead rule and chaos reigns.

November 14-15th

10am – 5pm

Hull College

Love Gaming? Come to Platform Expos 2014! The biggest annual gaming expo in the North East of England is back. Play great games, meet awesome developers and get hands on in our interactive workshops.

Friends and Partners

When & Where

Hull College 14th-15th November

Platform is the annual event in the Humber region that showcases the culture of the video game & content creation industry’s in a two day event jam packed with activities for all: from hands on gaming to industry speakers and workshops.

Tickets

After you have bought your ticket online print out a copy of the receipt and bring this with you to Platform 2014. Go to the ticket counter and show our staff your purchase receipt. You will then have your hand stamped as proof of purchase, granting you access to all venues on that day.

If you’re having issues purchasing a ticket for Platform 2014 please contact our team on hello@platformexpos.com with the subject titled ‘tickets’. Please understand that we get a lot of e-mails and requests so please allow up to three days for a response from a member of staff..

What’s On

Do you have what it takes to be a zombie? Blood, gore, make up and more as you kit yourself out as one of the undead! 

WORKSHOPS

Workshops run throughout Friday at 10am, 11 am, 1pm and 2pm.

Building Workshop
Centre for Digital & Green Energy Introduction to Python with Pygame
Centre for Digital & Green Energy Programming in Scratch
Centre for Digital & Green Energy Game Maker Studio
Centre for Digital & Green Energy University of Hull: Raspberry Pi
Centre for Digital & Green Energy Sirius Academy: Python Workshop
HSAD Concept Art
HSAD 3D Design
HSAD Graphic Modelling
HSAD Music Design Workshop
HSAD Interactive Media Workshop

TALKS

Friday

Location Talk Time
Main Lecture Theatre Jenny Eckloff, Gateway Interactive Communications Manager: Creative Writing 10:30
Main Lecture Theatre Smashed Crab Studio: Setting up a Video Game Business (Pre-booked only) 11:00
Main Lecture Theatre Louis Deane, ViSR VR CEO: A VR Headset for £15 – Virtual Reality Gaming 11:30
Main Lecture Theatre Lee Stott: Microsoft Mobile Gaming Evangelist (Pre-booked only) 12:00
Main Lecture Theatre  Silent Studios: Making a Zombie Movie 13:00
Main Lecture Theatre Phil Benson, Managing Director – Xing Smoothies: Being an Entrepreneur in Hull 13:30
Main Lecture Theatre Hayden Beardall, Freelance Sound Designer: Game Sound Design 14:00
Main Lecture Theatre Hugh Adamson, Let There Be Light Studio Managing Director: Film Making 14:30

Location Talk Time
HSAD Hull College: Media Department 11:00
HSAD Marie Kell & Andrew Jackson: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Online 11:30
HSAD a2z Interactive (Survive the Nights): 3D Modelling and Workflow 12:00
HSAD Blimbu Games: Setting Up a Video Games Business 12:30
HSAD Creating a Game with Marmalade for Microsoft Platform (Pre-booked only) 13:00
HSAD University of Hull: Evolving for the Futures of Games (Pre-booked only) 13:30
HSAD University of Hull: Kinect V2 14:00

Saturday

Location Talk Time
Main Lecture Theatre University of Hull: Evolving for the Future of Games 10:30
Main Lecture Theatre Smashed Crab Studio: Setting Up a Gaming Business 11:00
Main Lecture Theatre Silent Studios: Making a Zombie Movie 12:00
Main Lecture Theatre University of Hull: Kinect V2 13:00
Main Lecture Theatre Louis Deane, ViSR VR CEO: A VR Headset for £15- Virtual Reality Gaming 13:30

ACTIVITIES

Zombie Walk

Leaving from Hull College at 6PM

Fun filled days call for frightful nights! Do you have what it takes to survive the zombie walk? In association with Silent Studios, explore Hull at night where the dead rule and chaos reigns.

Major VR Tech Launch

This year Platform Expos give you an exclusive special. New tech that has been called “disruptive” in the industry will be revealed! Be one of the first to experience it.

Platform Studios Indie Developer Zone

This year we are showcasing the local talent under Platform Studios wing. Come and chat to start-up companies and game developers at different stages of growth and see if the games industry is something you’re interested in.

Microsoft

Microsoft are bringing their Marmalade project to Hull, allowing attendees who sign up the chance to listen and learn to great figure heads in the industry from one of the gaming giants.

Speakers and Workshops

We have a range of talks and sessions for event goers of all ages from creative writing to the basics of python programming! Check out our lists to see what’s on.

Lego Robot Wars

Yes you read that right, in the heart of Hull you can experience Lego Robot Wars! Watch as robots built from Lego tear each other a new one! 

Young Pioneers

The Young Pioneers are demonstrating hands on Science Exhibits. Come and play Myndgame and Exergame or enter their competition to win a Fit Limxx health tracking Pebble! 

Replay Events: Retro Gaming

For those of you who grew up on Donkey Kong, Mario and Sonic, get ready for a trip down memory lane! Replay are bringing a collection of games spanning 4 decades on a variety of consoles for your entertainment.

Live Art Walls

The University of Hull’s very own artist group will be painting throughout the weekend, showcasing their talent on a giant zombie themed canvas!  

Zombie Flash Mob

Prepare for a thriller as the zombie Flash mob make an appearance throughout the event!

Zombie Fashion

Do you have what it takes to be a zombie? Blood, gore, make up and more as you kit yourself out as one of the undead! 

League of Legends

What is a gaming event without a League of Legends tournament? Put together your team, come down and play!

Titanfall

Come along and have a Titanfall experience.

3D Projection Mapping

Watch as Tom Watkins does 3D Projection mapping to music.

Contact

We’d love to hear from you, get in touch with us!