Play@Develop 18 - The Year of the Pyxel

Play@Develop 18 - The Year of the Pyxel

Only one year on from the announcement of our new family member - Pyxel the mascot - who has grown from being a timid newbie to a show stopper!

Anyone that posted a picture with Pyxel and the hashtag #playatdevelop got themselves a free Skillsearch Reusable mug and the chance to win a £100 Starbucks voucher to fill up their new mug with!

He loved making so many new friends, so would love for you to come and say hi to him and the team if you see them around at any other events. 

Play@Develop Hashtag Collage



This year's Play@Develop was one of the busiest we've had with our raffle, tombola, big screen game and picture competition!


Black and White Bushido was brought down by GoodCatch Games and, despite it being great weather outside, still always had a queue of people wanting to get involved which can only go to show how much it was enjoyed!

The surprise hit of the day was the tombola thanks to Special Effect donating over 70 games to be won! There were a few booby prizes in the mix (which made for some laughs!), but with Tomb Raiders, Assassins Creeds and Final Fantasys to be won, everyone was eager to play!

As always, the raffle went down incredibly well with everyone wanting to win the top prize of a Nintendo Switch. We've also received some lovely pictures of people enjoying their Brighton based treats - so thank you to all the companies that donated!



Play@Develop Event Collage




We have so many thank you's to say.


To Goodcatch Games for being incredible partners and missing half of their summer party to be with us.

To C:\ Side Quest for being our favourite venue yet

And of course, to Special Effect for not only providing helpers and games, but for being a charity that brings together so many people that are all passionate about the industry and making it as inclusive as possible.

But the biggest thank you as always goes out to every one of you who came down. We hope you all had an amazing afternoon and we look forward to seeing you next year!


About the author Catrin Jones

Our Operations Manager Catrin is here for all our Consultants, Contractors and Clients for everything they need help with throughout the recruitment process. A priceless point of contacts for a number of client and candidate enquiries, she is an important part of the strong relationships we build and maintain as a business. Despite her talent in a vast number of activities however, Catrin’s main regret is her inability to whistle, although we have to admit it is quite amusing to watch her try.

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