About

 

Dan is the Founder and Game Director at Ten Hut Games. He broke into the games industry straight from University with hit indie game, Q.U.B.E., and was able to pay back its investment within 4 days of the game being on sale. Since then, he has grown a full-time game studio and after 8 years in the industry, has released several critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles such as Q.U.B.E. 1, Q.U.B.E. 2 and Hue across 8 gaming platforms. Dan is also a regular attendee of game conferences across the globe, doing public speaking, offering advice and inspiring the next generation of game developers.

Dan has won and been nominated for over 30 awards and he often guest lectures at universities and schools to inspire young developers and show them what’s possible. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to discuss business, speaking or game development opportunities.


Public Speaking

 

  • Jordan Games Conference - Panel, Jordan, 2018

  • Sweden Game Conference - "Playing with Cubes Again: The Making of Q.U.B.E. 2", Skövde, Sweden, 2017

  • Slovenian Game Conference - "Playing with Cubes Again: The Making of Q.U.B.E. 2", Slovenia, 2017

  • EGX Developer Session - "An Introduction to the World of Q.U.B.E. 2", Birmingham, U.K., 2017

  • EGX Twitch Stage - Onstage interview and Live Twitch Stream: "An introduction to Q.U.B.E. 2", Birmingham, U.K., 2017

  • Game Dev Days Graz - "Playing with Cubes Again: The Making of Q.U.B.E. 2", Graz, Austria, 2017

  • Escape Studios - "Playing with Cubes Again: The Making of Q.U.B.E. 2", London U.K., 2017

  • Fest Anca - "Pumping the Production Line", Slovakia, 2017

  • TIGA Game Development Night - "What is Hue?", Brighton, U.K., 2014

  • Intel Game Pitch - Hue, London, U.K., 2014

  • EGX - UKIE Careers Panel, London, U.K., 2014

  • South West VR - "Q.U.B.E. with Oculus", Bristol, U.K., 2014

  • Burnham Primary School - "From Student to Indie", Burnham, U.K., 2014

  • Ebbw Vale College - "From Student to Indie", Ebbw Vale, U.K., 2014

  • Viborg Animation School - "From Ramen to Sushi", Viborg, Denmark, 2014

  • Kingston University - "From Student to Indie", London U.K., 2013

  • ExPlay - "Within a Year", Bath, U.K., 2013

  • Develop Conference - "Ways to Fund your Indie Game", Brighton, U.K., 2012

  • Games Lab Wales - "Q.U.B.E: One Block at a Time", Cardiff, U.K., 2012

  • Amersham and Wycombe College - "From Student to Indie", London, U.K., 2012

  • Sense of Wonder Night - "What is Q.U.B.E?", Tokyo, 2011

  • Develop Conference - "From Student to Indie", Brighton, U.K., 2011

  • Newport University - "From Student to Indie", Newport, U.K., 2011

  • GDC - "Indie Fund: Lessons from The First Year", San Francisco, USA, 2011

  • DICE Summit - Onstage Interview with Adam Sessler: "What is Q.U.B.E?", Las Vegas, USA, 2011

  • Gamecity 5 - "What is Q.U.B.E?", Nottingham U.K., 2010