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Global Game Jam | 31st Jan – 2nd Feb 2020

Global Game Jam is back in our new building to kick-off the new year!

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Global Game Jam 2017 | 20th-22nd January

Global Game Jam at Farset is back again in 2017, in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen.  The Game Jam will run from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd, and is a chance to meet some great people and develop a fun game in a weekend.  With a party atmosphere from Friday night, there will be plenty […]

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Creating Comics All Day Long: 24Hour Comics Day – 1st October

This year’s 24 Hour Comics Day comes around on Saturday 1st October, and we mean to be ready! We have registered to run a 12 hour challenge to get you started, as you won’t be forced to finish within the weekend  If you’re up for the full 24 hour/24 page challenge (on the 24 […]

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24-Hour Comics Day: Tell Your Own Story

Farset Labs will be hosting 24 Hour Comics Day in Belfast – a world-wide event to create comics in 24 hours. Have you ever wanted to create your own comic? Take the 24-hour comics challenge, bring some pens/pencils and paper, and complete a full comic in a single day – add to the rich seam of […]

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We Need to Talk about how BIG this Big Data thing really is

Yes folks, 2014 is Belfast’s first year hosting a Big Data Week, brought to us by our buddies at Analytics Engines. And we have the privilege of holding the last event in the series, at 18:00 on Fri 9 May. Anyone with a techie interest is welcome. There’ll be content for all knowledge levels and of […]

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LAN-Game Saturday

To relax and get to know the faces behind all the great and weird hackery that’s going on in the space and thanks to Glenn for being awesome and kicking this off, we’ll be having a full day of PC gaming on 19th April 12:00 to late – all welcome! Entry is free for Farset Members […]

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Your good deed for the week: Reablement Hacking Session

Farset has been one of the organisations working on this project for a while and it’s now time to open it up fully to our community – we’re all really looking forward to seeing what emerges from the hack night. The aim of the project is to develop a system to, among other things, capture […]

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Steel and Water: LARPNI

Even as we count down to our Steampunk-themed birthday party this weekend (Tickets still available btw), we were approached to host one of the more esoteric events of the calendar; a Steampunk LARP. LARP stands for Live Action Role Playing, and can be summarised as a cross between a costume party and an immersive acting […]

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Global Game Jam Roundup

It’s over, and it’s a new world record. Farset Labs has contributed to the Worlds Largest Game Jam, and everyone involved should be very proud of what they’ve accomplished in just 48 hours. With 30 registered Jammers, 11 registered games (6 made it to submission, but that’s ok!), no-one can say that Northern Ireland doesn’t […]

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Open Evening

All the time, we’re talking to people about what we do at Farset Labs, and often, when we talk about our amazing community, people have two reactions: Awesome! These people can help me learn and grow! Ahh crap, I don’t want to butt in on their clique And so, to try and fix that secondary […]