CGAMES 08 sounds like a useful international event on our doorstep — especially if you’re someone who’s working in videogames, or perhaps are hoping to get ‘4 Innovation’ funding to make something character-based for the web or phones. It’s at Wolverhampton’s Light House, 3rd-5th Nov 08…

“13th International Conference on Computer Games: AI, Animation, Mobile, Interactive Multimedia, Educational & Serious Games [… is ] one of the leading research conferences devoted to advancing the theory and practice of artificial intelligence in computer games. [… and also examines ] computer games design and development, and interactive simulations. Papers are particularly welcome that cover the use of animation, mobile platforms, education and serious games, and AI for modeling and programming “Believable Characters”