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Ewan McIntosh left a comment for Colin Macdonald
"A new snap for your profile pic from Mike the other day: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ltscotland/3949970583/"
Sep 25, 2009
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Jul 30, 2009
David Cumming left a comment for Colin Macdonald
"Hey, Colin. Was chatting to Stuart Cosgrove who suggested I get in touch with you. I work at Flickerpix an animation company based in Northern Ireland. We have a project in development that could help market APB or other social networking games…"
Jul 24, 2009
Dr John Sutherland left a comment for Colin Macdonald
"Feeling a wee bit paranoid here. Probably just been a too hectic - if very successful - year and in need of a break. Or maybe it was my old boss from Dundee phoning my new boss in Paisley last month and threatening me to keep off his turf. I would…"
May 7, 2009
Dr John Sutherland left a comment for Colin Macdonald
"I reckon - mainly my fault - we have missed this year. Perhaps we should simply sit down for a chat. Better in June as everything over for the year by then. Keep well."
Apr 26, 2009
Dr John Sutherland left a comment for Colin Macdonald
"Sorry to be so slow getting back to you. An overdose of life at UWS, I expect. It would be useful to combine a meet-up-and-chat with taking the BSc CGT 4th years out to visit, if at all possible. It might well concentrate their minds on the reality…"
Apr 6, 2009
Dr John Sutherland left a comment for Colin Macdonald
"Colin, was that you I saw on TV re hassling the UK govt to support the games industry? If so, well done. I'm not sure what we do to get people behind us. I had thought about making a hassle-the-scots-govt thing, but they may be on the point of…"
Jan 29, 2009

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At 20:13 on September 25, 2009, Ewan McIntosh said…
A new snap for your profile pic from Mike the other day:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ltscotland/3949970583/
At 11:41 on July 24, 2009, David Cumming said…
Hey, Colin. Was chatting to Stuart Cosgrove who suggested I get in touch with you. I work at Flickerpix an animation company based in Northern Ireland. We have a project in development that could help market APB or other social networking games you're working on. Please get in touch and I'll explain myself! davidc@waddellmedia.com or 02890427646. Cheers.
At 23:07 on May 7, 2009, Dr John Sutherland said…
Feeling a wee bit paranoid here. Probably just been a too hectic - if very successful - year and in need of a break. Or maybe it was my old boss from Dundee phoning my new boss in Paisley last month and threatening me to keep off his turf. I would want to sit down and chat, but am unsure if I have become persona non grata in Dundee (won't stop me attending Tannadice, tho.)

From the start at UWS my worry is that Paisley produce some good graduates, but they almost all go south or abroad for jobs. Doesn't help the Scottish games industry as we could have 250 students games programming next year, plus animators, artists, musicians, etc. We're going for a UWS-wide Skillset Media Studio accreditation for the lot. Might work; who knows.

If I am barking up the wrong tree talking to the Scottish games companies, it would be good to know ...
At 12:16 on April 26, 2009, Dr John Sutherland said…
I reckon - mainly my fault - we have missed this year. Perhaps we should simply sit down for a chat. Better in June as everything over for the year by then. Keep well.
At 16:25 on April 6, 2009, Dr John Sutherland said…
Sorry to be so slow getting back to you. An overdose of life at UWS, I expect. It would be useful to combine a meet-up-and-chat with taking the BSc CGT 4th years out to visit, if at all possible. It might well concentrate their minds on the reality of working in the games industry. Would any of Wed-Fri 13-15 May be any good?
At 15:05 on February 11, 2009, PAUL CAMPBELL said…
Hi Colin, looking to share knowledge/collaborate with other gaming officianados in Scotland. Have just completed my first game for the PC and website.
Cheers.
Paul
At 12:50 on January 29, 2009, Dr John Sutherland said…
Colin, was that you I saw on TV re hassling the UK govt to support the games industry? If so, well done. I'm not sure what we do to get people behind us. I had thought about making a hassle-the-scots-govt thing, but they may be on the point of political collapse right now.

How do we get the ferrets in a sack that are all the interests in Scottish gaming together? Could we ask Brian Baglow to do this? I'd like to see everyone involved - industry, training, support - involved in a joint push to stop everyone leaving for Canada (I turned down a job there recently).

In acadaemia we have a real interest as you lot are our graduate destinations. But it aint easy to get Abertay, UWS and GCal in the same room unless someone else can do it.

Waddyathink?

John Sutherland, SL in Games, West Scotland Univ.
At 9:27 on September 30, 2008, Ewan McIntosh said…
Thanks for joining up, Colin. I hope we can meet soon, too, amongst the many other people who want to collar you :-) Gaming will feature as a top priority for the Fund, esp since it's probably underexploited in the public sector broadcasting world. I'll let you know next time I'm nearby.
At 15:36 on September 26, 2008, Stuart Cosgrove said…
Great to see you on board Colin you can see to the right of the front page I had already used you as a 'contributor' Speak Soon Stuart
At 13:24 on September 26, 2008, Michael Keillor said…
Hey Colin,

I am fantastically useless at any social netwroking site as you can imagine, but I thought I would give this a go.

See you next week.

Michael
 
 
 

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