EDINBURGH, UK- August 2nd, 2012: Delegates at Scotland’s Dare Indie Fest

will be challenged to become race legends playing Gears of Glory: Apex

Ace, with the top ten racers during the event receiving prizes.

The champion will receive a genuine F1 race car part – a Gear, of course –

taken from the 2006 Honda team car raced by a would-be World Champion.

In addition to that, the top-three podium places will all receive champion

medals, with the top ten receiving the game for free on release.

Delegates can enter the competition by racing a timed lap around a circuit

created especially for the show. The Gears of Glory: Apex Ace booth can be

found in the Indie Showcase.

Colin Riley, the sole developer of Apex Ace, stated: "It's fantastic to be

given the opportunity to showcase at Dare Indie Fest. Everybody knows how

popular the Dare ProtoPlay is each year, so it's a privilege to be


"The line-up for the showcase in general is fantastic. The organisers have

understood being Indie means different things to different people, and

that games other than puzzle platformers are more than welcome.”

The Indie Showcase, which is part of Dare Indie Fest, is a new event

alongside the massively popular Dare ProtoPlay. It takes place in Dundee's

Caird Hall during August 10th-12th and entry to the showcase is free.

Together with the Dare games, there are over 40 games for the public to

play for FREE.

During the Showcase Domipheus Labs will also be discussing their Online

Services platform, which aims to bridge a gap which exists for Indies

requiring licence key management and gamer services. Gears of Glory: Apex

Ace is the service platform launch title.

Gears of Glory: Apex Ace is releasing in Beta late August on PC, adding

multiplayer and track editing shortly after in additional free updates. It

will be available on various download platforms, including IndieCity.

More information is available at

Release Ends.

Press/Media Contact: Colin Riley, Founder, Domipheus Labs.



About Gears of Glory: Apex Ace:

Gears of Glory: Apex Ace is the game in which players race competitively

to achieve the glory of becoming a race legend. Its top down style allows

for perfect racing lines to be sought out and achieved – perfection will

be required if players are to become race legends, topping global

leaderboards, creating custom tracks and winning heats of multiplayer


About Domipheus Labs:

Domipheus Labs is based in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was launched in 2012

to bring to market the hobby work of Colin "Domipheus" Riley. Domipheus

Labs is purely a spare-time endeavour as Colin releases game ideas and

concepts that have built up over years of prototyping. Colin is the sole

designer, programmer and artist on all titles. Domipheus Labs' first

title, Gears of Glory: Apex Ace, is launching soon.

About Dare Indie Fest:

Dare Indie Fest, supported by the Abertay University Prototype Fund, will

next week reveal all the secrets to running a successful indie games


Running from 10-12 August in Dundee’s Caird Hall as part of the Dare

ProtoPlay computer games festival, the first Dare Indie Fest will feature

over 25 indie games – with participants coming from across the UK and as

far afield as Romania.

Dare Indie Fest will bring independent developers together with

publishers, funders and commissioners, helping everyone make contacts and

do new business deals.

Dare Indie Fest also features high-profile speakers sharing their

experiences of running indie games businesses, and offering practical

games industry business advice.

Talks include:

- Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP, ‘The success and some of the

secrets behind EVE Online’

- Agostino Simonetta, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, ‘I'm an indie

developer - now what?’

- Colin Macdonald, Channel 4 Commissioning Editor for Games, ‘What are the

crossovers between games and TV shows?’

- Simon Harris, BBC Worldwide, ‘Working with the commercial arm of a

public service broadcasting company’

- Gavin Shields, Turbulenz, ‘Forget iOS, Facebook and consoles: HTML5 is

the future of games’

- Andrew Smith, Spilt Milk Studios, ‘Time is money: how to spend your most

valuable asset as an indie’

Dare Indie Fest supporter Ukie is bringing a tax break consultation

session, to engage with indies and listen to what they need from the

Government’s tax breaks.

There will also be a panel discussing ‘The future of games: how to provide

the best gameplay experience and make money at the same time’, featuring

Hilmar Veigar Pétursson, CEO of CCP, Bjorn Book-Larsson, CEO of

GamersFirst, and Mark Ettle, CEO of Cobra Mobile.

See the full Dare Indie Fest speaker list and secure your place at  

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