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Come along to these informal drop-in sessions to meet industry guests, gain practical career advice and make contacts.

Throughout Game Talks, Makespace on Level 4 of the museum will be home to our Careers Lounge. It’s your one-stop shop for unwinding, playing games and taking advantage of unmissable opportunities to speak to professionals from the UK games industry. Gain practical career advice and make contacts in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.

The Careers Lounge will include the below activities:

  • Career Surgeries Drop in and speak to gaming professionals working within the industry today. It’s an exciting opportunity to ask your questions, gain portfolio guidance and career advice. Our guests will be a mix of Game Talks speakers and professionals from BAFTA.
  • Anything World Demos Explore this new and innovative AI-powered platform that enables developers to build interactive 3D experiences. Talk to the team to see how it can help you with designing games.
  • Cosmic Top Secret A chance to explore this unique videogame from Game Talks speaker Trine Laier.
  • Gameplay A variety of games will be on offer from studios and speakers you’ve seen talk that day. A chance to play and relax while also experiencing some of the techniques and narratives explored within Game Talks.


The Usability Lab is open to Game Talks passholders. See the main Yorkshire Games Festival page for details of pass types and prices—you can buy your Game Talks pass online.

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