2014 Awards

It was a double awards gala night when Dovetail Games was named Business of the Year in the Medway Business Awards 2014 along with the The Fountain Workshop which was awarded the Best of the Best over 50 years . Dovetail Games was also awarded the Healthy Workplace award for its sport and wellbeing initiatives.

Dovetail Games creates digital hobbies enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of passionate enthusiasts across the globe. These hobbies come in the form of simulation experiences that faithfully recreate real world situations and put players at the heart of the action.

Since its formation in 2009, our flagship product has been Train Simulator for PC. The experience allows players to live out their rail fantasy, by driving a wide variety of trains on iconic routes around the world. Players can also express their creativity by building and sharing their own content and customising their rail collection via our comprehensive range of additional content. Train Simulator is available worldwide to download via the Steam digital game store, and in physical box versions via a selection of high street retailers, including GAME and Currys/PC World in the UK, and Walmart and Target in the USA.

The company has released Dovetail Games Euro Fishing, which is available worldwide to download via the Steam digital game store. We have created the most authentic and immersive digital fishing experience ever, allowing players to tackle every step in the fishing experience, including the selection of equipment and rigs based on fishing style and objective, to surveying their preferred location. Using an intuitive new casting and reeling mechanism - ‘Total Cast Control’ - players can then test their skills by finding, attracting, catching and landing the fish.

The Fountain Workshop is acknowledged for its innovative approach to the field of fountains, water features, sculptures and design including the dancing fountain at Granary Square, King’s Cross and British Airways head office at Harmondsworth, The company is based in The Historic Dockyard and acclaimed as the top Medway company in the Best of the Best Award category which spanned 1984 to 2014. Director David Bracey who flew back from a job in the Caribbean especially for the awards ceremony and managing director Ian Kirkpatrick were delighted to receive their award.