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  • Nordic Game Indie Night 2014 program

    We are proud to announce the program for the Nordic Game Indie Night 2014! Wednesday May 21nd from 18:00 – 24:00 at Slagtehuset in Malmø is the evening when we will celebrate Nordic Indie Games . During the night the 8 finalist games will be showcased and the audience will be able to vote for…

  • Meet the NGIN 2014 external jury

    It is time to reveal our secret external jury for NGIN 2014, which included past Indie Night finalist and winners as well as game thinkers and critics. Their task was to play and evaluate the submitted games by commenting and voting. The core members of the collective are also participating in the evaluation process of…

  • NGIN 2014 Finalists

    Whew! This year the Nordic Indie Sensation had almost a hundred game submissions. The jury included CPHGC members, past winners as well as game thinkers and critics; their task has been to evaluate each entrant on its own merits. When selecting for a category as nebulous as “Indie Sensation”, even without taking the diversity of…

  • Lyst Summit on 6-8th of June

    We have created a summit that celebrates Romance, Love and Sex in games, called Lyst Summit. There will be a full day conference on the subject with inspiring speakers followed by a game jam that focusses only on these subjects. The whole thing will be held from the 6-8th of June. We feel that ‘Lyst’…

  • w00t 2014

    This years Play Festival: w00t is going to be blazingly fun. We are in the middle of organizing it and finding cool game designers and speakers to join us. Right now we need your games. If you have a game that could be played at w00t, please submit it to our open call here (deadline…

  • NORDIC GAME INDIE NIGHT 2014 OPEN CALL FOR GAMES

    We are pleased to announce the 5th annual Nordic Game Indie Night 2014 showcase and summit in collaboration with Nordic Game Conference. The purpose of the showcase is to call attention to talented indie developers from around the Nordic region. Last year’s showcase featured a variety of different Nordic indies and their awesome games, and over 500 attendees. We are…

  • Nordic Game Jam Pre Party!

    Facebook event: Description Copenhagen Game Collective presents: ▁ ▂ ▃ ▄ ▅ █ NORDIC GAME JAM PRE PARTY █ ▅ ▄ ▃ ▂ ▁ ♥♥♥♥ Basement, Vesterbro (under Vega, Enghavevej 42, 1674 København) ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ from 18:00 until ~00:00 (get some ZzzZz’s before NGJ) ♥♥♥ ♥♥ free entrance for jammers and friends ♥♥ ♥ (NEW)…

  • Interview about a yellow banana

    Writing our retrospective blog post made me think about the trip to the Maldives. Besides us in the collective, there were also other game designers that were doing other cool stuff. Andrea Hasselager, that I had the opportunity to work with since, and William Drew were also part of the team. They were working on…

  • 2013 – a retrospect

    When I look back at 2013 I lose my breath. It has been a tremendously great year for us. Not in the sense of releasing professional games (albeit some of us have had some success in our companies with that. Read: KnapNok Games’ Spin the bottle and Cloud Chamber). But more in the sense of building…

  • What motion control game development can teach us about Virtual Reality

    Hi my name is Lau Korsgaard. I am a game designer involved with the Copenhagen Game Collective. Through the last five years I have been part of teams and projects that explored a wide range of the new interfaces for games, such as Wii Remotes, Balance Board, Dance Pad, Move Controllers, Kinect, Buzz buttons and…