Sithe Ncube is a community organizer, developer and loves being an active member of the African game dev scene. She currently runs Ubongo Game Lab through which she hosts her favorite event, an annual all girls game development bootcamp called Games Plus Girls. She shares some of her insights as a developer to GIA.
Co-Founder and Studio Director at Outerloop Games, Chandana Ekanayake has over twenty years experience as a video game designer and art director. Outerloop’s first game Falcon Age is a sci-fi narrative action adventure about raising a baby falcon and reclaiming a cultural legacy from a force of automated colonizers. A theme that resonates with the nations of Africa. He chats with GIA with Playtopia on the horizon.
Limpho Moeti is the Deputy Festival Director for Playtopia with her industry credits including a stint at Free Lives (BROFORCE, GORN, GENITAL JOUSTING). She is also a seasoned event speaker with some of her festival credits including A MAZE./ Berlin, Nordic Gam Jam and the Game Developers of Color. She devoted some time to chat with GIA.
In the build up to Playtopia and Make Games Africa conference, GIA will feature interviews with some of the industry speakers at the event. First up is Andrew Parsons from Devolver Digital.