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Dare to be Digital is the premier video games development competition for University students and recent graduates and the only route to a BAFTA Ones To Watch Award
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Deadline 21 Apr 2014 09:00 BST (GMT+1)

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Twitter Update

13-04-2014 13:17
Take a look at what past Dare contestants are up to now and their advice on creating a good pitch video!

Twitter Update

12-04-2014 10:34
RT @STVDundee: Dundee trend-setters: #DareHour, #LoveMeTender and a stunning timelapse

Twitter Update

10-04-2014 09:35
RT @AbertayUni: Thanks to everyone who took part in #darehour last night! Remember to apply for @DareToBeDigital by 9am Mon 21 April http:/

Twitter Update

09-04-2014 21:11
RT @Wilppe: Taking part in @DareToBeDigital landed me a job in the game industry! It was also one of the best experiences of my life. #dare

Twitter Update

09-04-2014 21:06
To be in with a chance of competing submit your applications by 21 April at 9am! #darehour

Twitter Update

09-04-2014 21:04
Thank you all so much for your words of wisdom! We look forward to receiving this years applications! #darehour

Twitter Update

09-04-2014 21:04
RT @AbertayUni: Thanks to all the #darehour contributors! Remember, the deadline is 9am Monday 21 April to apply Ple

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Team DOS

15/04/2014 18:36
Seeing as Size DOES Matter is a music based game, it's not that far-fetched to assume that our team members have...

Team DOS

14/04/2014 20:35
Did you know that you can meet us in Hamar this easter? Come visit us at The Gathering, which lasts from April...

Team DOS

14/04/2014 16:03
We're live :)

Team DOS

14/04/2014 15:29
Don't forget to tune in to our weekly stream in 30 minutes. Programmer Trond will be your streamer today because...

Team DOS

12/04/2014 08:32
RT @MattisDelerud: Chess and beer with the accountant of @Dare2013TeamDOS #fb

Team DOS

11/04/2014 19:05
As you may remember, we applied for the Independent Games Festival with Size DOS Matter (as it was called back...

Team DOS

10/04/2014 16:24
Here's a treat for you. A screengrab from the DOS version of Size DOES Matter.


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Dare to be Digital is an internationally renowned proving ground for talented computer science and art students to design their own original video game.

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Do you like to play video games? Are you serious about designing video games? If so, you've come to the right place. Not only will you get to design and build your dream game but we'll host your team in well equipped computer labs and you'll also receive funding and mentor support to help make it happen.

Every year between June and August, students form teams of five and compete over 10 weeks to design a fully functioning video game prototype. At the end of 10 weeks, all the teams will gather at Dare Protoplay to showcase their work and be judged by industry experts. Dare Protoplay represents the most innovative design from emerging games artists and programmers and is open to the public to come and play the games.

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