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At this event Adam Barton and Arran Langmead will discuss the use of Unreal Engine 4 and how they have developed 'Bears Can't Drift!?' for PC and PS4 without code or coder. This is a free event for both BCS and non-BCS attendees but booking is required. The event is being hosted with BCS Hampshire Branch, BCS Animation and Games Development SG, SIGN and Southampton Solent University. For further information you please visit the BCS website.


  • Those that would like a tour of The Spark building, meet at 5:30pm at the Spark Reception
  • Refreshments at 6:00pm on The Bridge, above The Pod, then we make our way down a floor to The Pod for 6:30pm for the presentation

Speakers: Adam Barton and Arran Langmead, Southampton Solent University:

Adam Barton, games developer and lecturer in game art production at Solent University. Adam has over twenty years experience in games development as an artist, animator, designer and technical artist. He has been working at Solent University since 2003 and has research interests including visualisation of big data and procedural art generation.

Arran Langmead, founder of Strangely Named Studios set up the studio in 2012 and created the game ‘Bears Can’t Drift!?’, a game developed entirely in Blueprint using the Unreal Engine. Arran is lecturer in game art production at Solent University and has research interests in non-realistic shaders.

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