Hello to all of you out there!
We are very pleased to announce about the success of the first game conference GC Bulgaria held between 27/06/2014 and 29/06/2014 in Varna, Bulgaria.
Organizers of the event were: Varna Free University ‘Chernorizec Hrabar’, Unity 3D,’Zariba’Ltd., ‘Sirius Soft’ LTD. We are thankful to ’158′ Ltd for the powerfull assistance for the Game Conference.
Special guest and speaker at the event was Andy Touch. He is a Product Evangelist at Unity Technologies.
Having previously taught game development to University students, he is now part of Unity Technologies’ Evangelism team helping to spread the word of the game engine and to show off what it can do.
The conference had two parts – Workshop and Game Hackathon (event, where all the people involved in game creating get all together in one place and have opportunity to build a teams, discuss ideas, create an awesome computer games and see their ideas becoming reality) .
127 people attended the workshop while 65 attended the hackathon. At the beginning of the hackathon were presented 17 ideas out of which only 10 were allowed to continue after a vote by the attendants. Ten teams were formed with each having 20 hours (19:00 in 28/06. till 15:00 in 29/06.) to create a prototype of an original game with a theme based on characters from the Bulgarian history or literature.
After the presentation of projects competent jury rank them in this order:
I. Bare Belle A Pair of Pistols (team – Valery Marinov, Ivan Lazarov, Nikolai Djankov, Emmanuel Glavchev)
II. Partizan (team – Ivan Popzhelev, Christian Krastev Ginev Stefan Radoslav Chardakov)
III. Hadji Dimitar (team – Vladimir Angelov, Ivan â, Nikolay Stanev, Georgi Hristov)
Special Prize of the Unity team took with theme “Pixel Hunter” – Angel Dimov, Petar Petrov, Martin Antonov.
If anyone wasn’t able to attend or missed something, can look here:
Expect YouTube channel in the whole event.
Congratulations for all participants!
We Thank to all the people that were involved!
We hope to continue and become a tradition!
Until next time, Unity friends!