Gamercamp

Contest: Win a Gamercamp Conference Ticket!

Greetings dorks! We've got one final Gamercamp contest for you today! Enter for a chance to win one a pass to Toronto's Gamercamp Interactive and Game Conference on Friday, November 1 from 9 am - 5 pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and our friends at Gamercamp!

Contest: See Alexander Bruce’s Gamercamp Talk!

The Gamercamp contests keep coming! Enter for a chance to win a ticket to Antichamber creator Alexander Bruce's talk at Gamercamp on Sunday, November 3 at 7 pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and our friends at Gamercamp!

Contest: See Jill Murray’s Gamercamp Talk!

We've got another awesome Gamercamp contest today. Enter for a chance to win a ticket to Assassin's Creed series writer Jill Murray's talk at Gamercamp on Saturday, November 2 at 7 pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and our friends at Gamercamp!

Contest: See Nels Anderson’s Gamercamp Talk!

We've got another Gamercamp contest today for all you gamers out there. Enter for a chance to win a ticket to Mark of the Ninja lead designer Nels Anderson's opening night talk at Gamercamp on Friday, November 1 at 7 pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and our friends at Gamercamp!

Contest: Win Gamercamp Arcade Tickets!

Enter for a chance to win one of three pairs of passes to Toronto's Gamercamp Arcade on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3 from 10 am - 7 pm, courtesy of Dork Shelf and our friends at Gamercamp!

Gamercamp set to honour TOJam

Gamercamp will celebrate the Toronto Independent Game Jam at the inaugural Gamercamp Honours Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 1. Do you have any stories about TOJam? Share them using the Twitter hashtag #TOJamXOXO!

Gamercamp: No Quarter with Charles Pratt and Matt Parker

Here's a crazy question: What if - just what if - the current generation of indie game developers were also the future generation of indie rockers, touring the country hitting local bars and selling custom game equipment out of the back of VW vans for $15 a pop?

Survival of the Dead:
DayZ’s Dean Hall Refuses to Go Easy

DayZ creator Dean Hall has only killed once in his own video game. This is an oddity because the world of the multiplayer zombie apocalypse mod for ARMA II is cutthroat. Stories of being taken hostage by other gun-toting players, ambushed by bandits and picked off by camping snipers are rampant, more so than tales of zombie-related mayhem.

Gamercamp Day Two Wrap Up

Another year, another Gamercamp! With the fourth iteration of the Toronto-based video game culture festival now in the can, the Shelf's Eric Weiss, Jon Ore, and Timothy Krynicki round up last night's social events and a selection of today's speakers.

Gamercamp: Dean “Rocket” Hall Interview

Our uncut 24-minute interview with DayZ creator and Gamercamp keynote speaker Dean Hall. We discuss the origins of the wildly popular zombie mod, the standalone version set to launch later this year, his first and only player kill, the trouble with the game industry, and more.