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EGDF position on loot boxes There is no single lootbox model  The term “lootbox” refers to a game design model, where a game developer provides for a player an access to randomised in-game goods through a mystery box. As a business model it originates from physical trading card games like, for example, Pokémon or Magic: […]

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Art. 107(3)(d) TFEU – Culture and heritage, direct grant Loan/ Repayable advances: Decision not to raise objections

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1. Creative Europe  Creative Europe Call EACEA/06/2019-Bridging culture and audiovisual content through digital Who can apply? The proposal must be submitted by a consortium composed of at least 3 legal entities coming from 3 different countries participating in the Creative Europe Programme What topics the funding focuses on: Projects including an audiovisual and new digital […]

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Being already a landmark worldwide game developers and games industry conference in it’s sixth edition Reboot Develop Blue is setting it’s goals even higher, with absolute top of the line speaker lineup, featuring more then 125 world renown superstar creators, CEOs and founders and seniors behind some of the greates games in recent history! With […]

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Download the full TIGA’s Business Opinion Survey 2018-19 report from here http://tiga.org/news/uk-video-games-industry-set-for-year-of-growth

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What is accessibility in the games industry? Accessibility can be understood as principles and techniques to be used when designing, constructing, maintaining, and updating online, PC, console, mobile and other kinds of games in order to make them more accessible to all users, including to people with disabilities. Accessibility is a highly important topic in […]

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The General Assembly of the European Game Developers Federation (EGDF) took place during Gamescom 2018. The federation continued its expansion in Central-Eastern Europe by accepting the Czech Game Developer Association as a new member (GDACZ). The current president Hendrik Lesser (German Game Industry Association – game) has been confirmed for a new term. In recent […]

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Unofficial EGDF checklist for applying Creative Europe funding for game development in 2019 A print friendly version of the guidelines can be downloaded from here. Official guidelines and application forms can be accessed here. If you have any feedback or you have spotted any errors in the guidelines, do not hesitate to contact COO of EGDF, Jari-Pekka […]

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Download the full Danske Inholdsproducenter i Tal 2018 report from here http://pro-f.dk/sites/pro-f.dk/files/nyhed/Danske%20Indholdsproducenter%20i%20tal%202018.pdf

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On 2 July, over 145 organisations sent this open letter [PDF] on the EU copyright reform to the Members of the European Parliament ahead of the 5 July plenary vote on the JURI mandate which was granted on 20 June. During this vote, the European Parliament plenary will have to endorse or not the mandate granted […]

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