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Castle to Cathedral to Cashmere Places and People Game Design Competition

Press release   •   Mar 22, 2016 09:24 GMT

The Castle to Cathedral to Cashmere Partnership is inviting individuals to showcase their skills by creating a story in an exciting original game.

In partnership with Moray College UHI, the Places and People Game Design competition was launched at the 3rd Moray Game Jam, on Sunday 20th March.

Elgin has a fascinating and vibrant history with many famous characters and places which will form the basis for the competition. Entrants can choose a place and related character to create their own story of Elgin’s fascinating rich history spanning over 1000 years. This exciting challenge will offer a great opportunity for those interested in game design to produce an original piece.

David Patterson, Principal of Moray College UHI said, “young people are an important audience that we wish to engage with and who will be the future curators of our heritage. This competition provides a great platform in providing a different aspect to how we experience our heritage through digital technology bringing our past alive in an exciting an enjoyable way”.

Full details including entry form, guidance and background information about the characters and places can be downloaded by visiting, www.ccc-heritage.co.uk Games should be submitted by no later than midnight on 31st October 2016.

Notes to Editor

The Castle to Cathedral to Cashmere project will bring over 1000 years of history alive through various mediums ranging from website with mobile technology, Orientation point, 3D high definition scanning, interpretation at over 25 sites, signage and public realm / access works.

The Castle to Cathedral to Cashmere project will bring over 1000 years of history alive through various mediums ranging from website with mobile technology, Orientation point, 3D high definition scanning, interpretation at over 25 sites, signage and public realm / access works.

Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 92,500 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live.

Headquartered in  Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray.

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