Projects & collaborations
Game Accelerate South Sweden, or GASS for short, is a three year project funded through the European Regional Development Fund. The goal is to establish sustainable methods and processes that can enable more game studios to start up and establish themselves in southern Sweden. The project is a collaboration between Game Habitat, BBI, Minc, Ideon and BTH.
GEM – Game Empowerment Movement is a project initiated by a group of developers, academics and game event experts, who care deeply about making this industry a safe and welcoming place for everyone. It is run by Game Habitat, with support from Massive Entertainment – A Ubisoft Studio, The Game Assembly, Avalanche Studios Group, Sharkmob, IO Interactive and King, with the mission to empower the games industry to become an equal and inclusive place where everyone’s voice will be heard.
Game Startup Academy is a five-part workshop series focusing on the things you need to know in order to start-up your own game studio. Over the course of five online workshops the participants will get a chance to learn about things like how to find and build the right team, how to build a network and communicate your game, how to plan, develop and deliver their first game project and how to secure funding.
Game Startup Academy is run as part of the EU funded project Game Accelerate South Sweden (GASS), read more about the project above.
Game Startup Boostcamp is a two-month program running from mid April to June where we focus on team building and game concept verification. The program is very hands-on and will have you focused on prototyping, verifying and pitching your game while continuously working with team building.
Game Startup Boostcamp is run under the direction of our project partners BBI, as part of the EU funded project Game Accelerate South Sweden (GASS). Read more about GASS above.
Game Startup Verify is a 10-week program running from early October to mid December 2021 where we focus on one thing: verification. You’ll work actively and hands-on with verifying your game concept through publisher and investor pitching, as well as by actively working with social media to improve your marketing skills and validate your game towards your audience.
Game Startup Verify is run under the direction of our project partners BBI, as part of the EU funded project Game Accelerate South Sweden (GASS), read more about the GASS project above.
Equal Gaming is a project run by Jämställd Utveckling Skåne in collaboration with Game Habitat to develop concrete best practices and equality methods in the games industry. The Swedish Ministry of equality finances the project. It will organize a number of activities concerning equality and inclusion, as well as create a handbook for how game studios and other actors in the game industry can further develop its work with equality.
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The Game Malmö is a visionary concept for creating a world-class game experience center in Malmö. The concept was developed in a joint process between The City of Malmö, Ubisoft Massive, Atrium Ljungberg and Game Habitat and was presented to the public in spring 2020. We’re currently exploring how to take this concept further.
The Kids & Youth Initiative aims to create a better support structure for kids, youth and game culture in southern Sweden. Our long term goal is to become a resource center, sharing knowledge about game creation, game literacy and pedagogy, as well as supporting and arranging hands-on activities aimed at kids and young people. (Sub-pages in swedish.) Read more here…