ShareUp 4 - May The 4th Be With You!

by Jack Pritchard

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After hibernating through winter, ShareUp returned in full force with a high turnout from attendees for ShareUp 4. Many faces recognised from previous events, with a small pool of new participants coming along to see what the hype is about.

ShareUp 4 - Venue


Etch were kind enough to provide a comfortable office space with a topped up bar. Without support from agencies like Etch we wouldn't be able to exist, thank you again!



Emma Budd


Emma gave a great talk on what commitments you can make as part of attending ShareUp. She shared her previous experiences with making achievable commitments and making promises which may have been overly optimistic.

Paul McCaskie


Paul's talk focused on his previous commitment to start and record a podcast on video game music. He gave the audience a breakdown of what he found difficult, how he went about tackling the issue and even gave us a quick play of his podcast. If you want to learn more about Paul's commitment and check out his podcast, you can do at

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