More Than Games

Scottish Games Week

Monday, 24 October 2022

9:00am ‐ 6:30pm

Barclays Glasgow Campus, 30 Clyde Place, Glasgow, G5 8AQ

More Than Games is a first-of-its-kind event, highlighting the transformative potential of the games ecosystem to the wider digital and creative industries.

Attendees of More Than Games will be treated to presentations, provocation and panels covering topics from the convergence between games and screen, health, education, inclusion, transmedia and exploring how Scotland can harness the true power of creative media (spoiler: it’s by integrating games).

More Than Games Speakers

John Thornewill

John Thornewill

CEO & Co-Founder

Neil McPhillips

Neil McPhillips

Head of Games

Elena Höge

Elena Höge


John Gordon

John Gordon

CEO & Co-Founder

Chris Hainsworth

Chris Hainsworth


HaZ Dulull

HaZ Dulull


Mick Cooke

Mick Cooke

BAFTA-winning Composer

MakeFire Music


Mick Cooke is a BAFTA-winning composer for film, TV and games.
He was a member of the BRIT award-winning band Belle & Sebastian for 15 years.
He has composed for animation since 2007, carving out a successful and varied career working with clients including Sesame Street, Nickelodeon and the BBC.
He has worked on games for Chunk, Thud Media and Playerthree.
Jamie Bankhead

Jamie Bankhead


09:15 - 09:30 | Welcome to More Than Games


09:30 - 10:30 | Superstar Session with Houston Howard, One 3 Creative

Superstar Session with Houston Howard, One 3 Creative.

10:30 - 11:00 | Session

Information confirmed soon.

11:00 - 11:30 | Session with Jamie Bankhead, Konglomerate Games

Session with F6 Jamie Bankhead, Konglomerate Games.

11:30 - 11:45 | Break
11:45 - 12:30 | Panel: Convergence between games and screen industries
12:30 - 13:15 | Panel: Scotland of the future: How can Scotland harness the true power of creative media?

With Mick Cooke, MakeFire Music

John Thornewill, Zappaty

More panelists confirmed soon.

13:15 - 14:30 | Lunch
14:30 - 15:30 | Superstar Session - Speaker confirmed soon!

Superstar Session – Speaker confirmed soon!

15:30 - 16:00 | Session with HaZ Dulull, HaZimation

Session with HaZ Dulull, HaZimation

16:00 - 16:15 | Break
16:15 - 16:45 | Session with Chris Hainsworth, The Game CFO

 Session with Chris Hainsworth, The Game CFO

16:45 - 17:45 | Improving customer retention through gamification

Session with John Gordon, Incentive Games

17:15 - 18:15 | Panel: Is transmedia and cross-platform the solution for market saturation?

With Louise Blain,

Neil McPhillips, Blazing Griffin

Elena Höge, Yaldi Games

Simon Meek, The Secret Experiment

Purchase tickets from Citizen Ticket.

Get Social

Created and organised by the Scottish Games Network, with support from the Scottish Government’s Tech Ecosystem Review (STER) fund.