Gamescape: apply to exhibit your video games at Artscape festival - Technical.ly Baltimore

Creative

Mar. 19, 2013 9:30 am

Gamescape: apply to exhibit your video games at Artscape festival

Gamescape, the video game showcase for game enthusiasts and exhibiting companies alike, is back for its fourth year at Artscape, the annual summer festival. If you want your video games on display, you need to apply by April 1.
A booth at the annual Gamescape summer event.

A booth at the annual Gamescape summer event.

(Photo by Andrew Zaleski, file)

Calling all game developers in the Baltimore region: now’s your chance to have (potentially) tens of thousands of people learn about your next great video game.

Gamescape, the video game showcase for game enthusiasts and exhibiting companies alike, is back for its fourth year at Artscape, the annual summer festival that takes over Mount Vernon, Bolton Hill, Midtown and, as of last year, Station North. It’s routinely billed as the country’s largest free arts and music festival with attendance upwards of 350,000.

Game designers and developers: Apply to exhibit at Gamescape.

Organized by Ben Walsh, the founder and owner of Highlandtown-based Pure Bang Games, the three-day event is meant to shine a spotlight on not only the history of the gaming industry in the Baltimore region, but also on the small- and mid-size gaming studios at work today.

As Walsh told Technically Baltimore at last year’s Gamescape, “We hope to inspire people that walk through that is a career option, that this is in their backyard.”

Indeed, as Walsh asserts, the gaming industry is in Baltimore’s backyard. Despite the office closings of Zynga East and Impossible Studios this year, smaller companies like Mindgrub Technologies continue to lead the charge into mobile gaming, making Gamescape a ripe opportunity especially for indie studios interesting in drumming up awareness of forthcoming releases.

Advertisement

Also, new this year is the Gamescape Market, where vendors can sell game-related merchandise. While it’s branded with the name, it’s a “separate component” to the exhibition itself, said Walsh in an e-mail. Vendors must pay for tables, which will be located outside the main exhibitors’ space.

Vendors, apply here.

Watch a video of Ben Walsh exhibiting a Pure Bang game at Gamescape 2012:

-30-
BECOME A CONTRIBUTOR TO THE JOURNALISM FUND TO COMMENT
Already a contributor? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the Technical.ly community
New call-to-action

Advertisement

Minority Innovation Weekend looks to provide exposure, knowledge for tech founders

Crab Tank pitch competition will pick 5 local startups

Events Roundup: Explore AI, hackathons and Beta City this September

SPONSORED

Baltimore

Why two eminent Baltimore higher-ed institutions collaborated to create this unique dual degree program

Baltimore, MD

14 West

BI TechOps Analyst

Apply Now

Baltimore, MD

14 West

Scrum Master

Apply Now

Baltimore, MD

14 West

Lead Qlik Developer

Apply Now

Take a first look at the events lined up for Baltimore Innovation Week 2019

Nominate an outstanding dev for the inaugural Baltimore RealLIST Engineers

Events Roundup: Talk cloud adoption with AWS and Verizon Media

SPONSORED

Baltimore

What Asymmetrik is doing to help lead healthcare’s digital transformation

Baltimore, MD

14 West

Senior Qlik Developer

Apply Now

Baltimore, MD

14 West

Qlik Developer

Apply Now

Baltimore

14 West

Senior Business Analyst

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Baltimore

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!