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About YGD


Whether you love to code, draw or write the story, BAFTA YGD (Young Game Designers) shows you how to turn your hobby into a career by providing competitions, access to the people who make your favourite games, professional workshops and social networks to help you on your way…

Join YGD's social networks to keep up to date with news, events, competitions and the games industry!  Watch the YGD web series and go behind the scenes at the UK gaming companies to find out how they make their amazing games....

Throughout the year, YGD runs workshops up and down the country with some of the top gaming professionals, where you can come along and find out more about the gaming industry and the roles which might be perfect for you.

YGD also provides information, support, and resources for teachers who want to include game making as part of their teaching materials.

Finally, take part in the YGD competition, open from 21st Jan until 1st June 2015, and you could see your gaming idea turned into a reality by a team of experts. Ever fancied seeing your game available on Google Play or in the App Store? Enter YGD and it might just become a reality for you!