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The first ever Scottish Games Awards will take place this year

    The first-ever Scottish Games Awards ceremony will be held later in the year.

    The event, which is scheduled to take place in Dundee on the 27th of October is designed to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of all those who are involved in the sports industry across Scotland.

    Nominations for candidatures are accepted right now and will run until September 12 and are available for no cost to any individual or organizations that are part of the community in Scotland.

    Due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19, as well as to ensure that there are as many nominations as is possible, nominations for the inaugural Scottish Games Awards are valid for any activity or games that are released between January 1st, 2020, and August 31st, 2022. There are a total of 12 categories within the awards, and they are in the following order:

    CRAFT AWARDS

    • art & Animation – The imaginative use of art or animated settings in a game or through games technology
    • Technical Achievement is the exceptional use of the latest, innovative or imaginative technology within the context of games.
    • Audio is the most effective application of audio in the context of games
    • Creativity Award – The best, a most original, or unique application of creativity in the context of games.
    • Top Tools/Tech The most efficient source of tools and technology in the game context (can be used for designing, creating publishing distribution, monetization, etc.)

    EDUCATION AWARDS

    • Best Educational Program – The most beneficial educational program that provides games-related abilities within Scotland
    • Best Educator The most important person responsible for the development of games-related training in Scotland

    SCOTTISH GAME OF THE YEAR

    • Small Budget Games with budgets starting at PS0 – PS10,000
    • Big Budget Games with budgets starting at PS10,000 and up

    PERSONAL AWARDS

    Scottish Games Awards Scottish Games Awards will be the culmination of the inaugural Scottish Games Week that will take place from October 24 – 28.

    Established by industry pioneer Brian Baglow, a leading industry professional Scottish Games Network founder Brian Baglow The event will be held over various events throughout Scotland. Tickets for the early bird sale of Scottish Games Week can be purchased from Citizen Ticket’s website until September 2. Citizen Ticket website through September 2.