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Australian Game Development Survey

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The Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) and the Game Developers Association of Australia are currently conducting a survey on the local games industry, to get an updated picture of its size and scope. Data from this survey will assist in future advocacy and lobbying on behalf of the industry, so if you’re involved in making games, be sure to fill it out!

The IGEA and the GDAA advocate on behalf of the wider industry and having access to current, meaningful and consistent data is critical for discussions at both a Federal and State level. The ability to portray a creative, innovative, and growing sector is extremely powerful. Further, it helps enforce that game developers contribute significantly to export dollars, employment and the wider digital economy. Your participation in this survey helps us enormously in this regard and we are grateful for your assistance.

The survey can be accessed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R6GKBJ6

Make sure you fill it out before 6 September 2016, so we can show folks that there are tons of excellent game makers in Aus!

FTI wants to hear from WA Game Developers, Educators and Students

FTI Survey Banner

If you work or teach in the Games and Interactive Industry (or are studying your way towards doing so) then the Film and Television Institute wants to hear from you. FTI have launched a series of surveys to help build a clearer picture of the local industry, from which they can develop future initiatives that will better support local devs.

In particular the surveys will:

  1. Guide the focus of FTI’s Interactive Programs and how we can best support the industry in growing and thriving (even more important now that Screen Australia’s games fund has been axed!)
  2. Help us all know more about the size, scale etc. of our industry so that we better advocate for ourselves and show our economic and cultural importance!

Whether your focus is the console, the tabletop, experimental works, writing game reviews, 3D modelling or any other game-related work, your opinion counts! The feedback from these surveys will directly shape FTI’s plan, and could even help towards showing the value of investment in Games and Interactive to State and Federal Government and private sector.

For more information, and to fill our a copy of the survey, head on over to: https://www.fti.asn.au/fti-games-industry-scoping-survey

The FTI survey is open until Friday, 30 May 2014.

Keep those survey responses coming!

Thanks to everyone who has responded to our surveys thus far. It’s great to receive feedback on events and to see all these submissions for developer profiles and a game directory listings.

Just a reminder that we are currently running three surveys:

  1. Community (Scene): For everyone involved in games in Perth!
  2. Developer: Former and current game developers, submit a profile!
  3. Game: Provide us with information on games that you have worked on!

We hope that prolific local game developers will take some time to submit multiple responses to the developer and game surveys (assuming that they have worked at various companies and on various games, even if those companies are no longer around).

So how are the surveys going? Our estimates place the current response levels at:

All those responses and we still want more!

If you have yet to respond, please consider the following:

  • If you previously experienced some technical issues (the dreaded “you have already completed this survey” bug), please give it another go. We’ve patched the server software and everything should be peachy now.
  • Maybe you have worked on a game, but figure that someone else who worked on it will submit a profile (so you don’t have to). Well, they may be thinking the same thing! If we get multiple submissions for the same game, we will merge the results (resulting in an ever BETTER profile!)
  • Maybe you feel that your game was: made a long time ago, not that great, unworthy of a listing… who cares anyway… sigh. Well, WE CARE! We want to know all about it and when you are a rich and famous game developer you’ll want to relive the old times!

By simply responding, you could join the ranks of these great local developers:

Moreover, you could see your work featured alongside these great games:

In summary: Every response we get helps us paint a more complete picture of game development here in Perth. Our past, present, and future becomes more clear with everyone bit of information you submit! So please, keep those responses coming!

April 2010 surveys now online

We are currently running community, developer, and games surveys over at:

http://survey.letsmakegames.org

If you are involved in any way with the games development community of Perth, please take a few minutes to answer the community survey. Collected information will be used to produce a report like this one from last year (only better!)

We’re also asking developers (individuals and organisations) to invest a bit more time (answering some more in-depth questions) to let us know all about themselves and their games. We’re keen to produce a community and industry directory and to also document the history of games development in Perth.

For all of this we need your help!, as evidenced by this poster:

More information is available on the survey website, but please feel free to reply here or contact us if you have any questions.

Update: Some people are reporting problems submitting multiple responses to the surveys (eg. one developer submitting responses for multiple games). If you encounter this problem, please try using a different browser or clearing your browser cache of cookies for the domain survey.letsmakegames.org.

Thanks to everyone who reported this issue. We will be patching the server within the next few days, but there should be no interruption in availability of the survey. So please don’t hold out on responding!