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GAMATHON 23

Celebrating Africa's Digital Creatives

SEPTEMBER 23 – 28, 2024

The Theme of this year is. "THRIVE"

DIGITAL ART
& ANIMATION

VIDEO GAMES
DEVELOPMENT

EXTENDED
REALITY

DIGITAL ART

VIDEO GAMES

XR

DIGITAL ART
& ANIMATION

VIDEO GAMES
DEVELOPMENT

EXTENDED
REALITY

wHAT TO eXPECT

DISCOVER

Ongoing Video Games, XR, and animation projects on the continent through the ARK pitch and Expo.

LEARN

From industry leads about the African Video Games Industry. Access industry reports, sessions and workshops.

CONNECT

with the Industry stakeholders, build your network and promote your works and services

DISCOVER

Ongoing Video Games, XR, and animation projects on the continent through the ARK pitch and Expo.

LEARN

From industry leads about the African Video Games Industry. Access industry reports, sessions and workshops.

CONNECT

with the Industry stakeholders, build your network and promote your works and services

GAME JAM

ARK PITCH

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE

TOUR OF LAGOS

PANEL SESSIONS

EXPO

ALL TIMES ARE IN WEST AFRICAN TIME (WAT)

03:00 PM
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03:30 PM

WHAT IT'S LIKE BUILDING AN INDIE GAME STUDIO IN AFRICA

Speaker : TBD

03:30 PM
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04:00 PM

THE MISSION OF SOLO GAME DEV SHOWCASE MEETUP

Speaker: Mark ( SOLO GAME DEV)
Moderator : Ajayi Joy .M.

04:00 PM
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04:30 PM

USING GAMES FOR SOCIAL ACTIVISM - VIRAGO GAME

Speaker : Sunday Akor ( Honest Chronicles )
Moderator :TBD

04:30 PM
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05:00 PM

HIRU THE GAME : AFRICAN THE LAST OF US ?

Speaker : Dean Gichukie (Kunta Content)
Moderator: TBD

05:00 PM
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05:30 PM

THRIVING AS AN INDIE GAME DEVELOPER

Speaker :Kofi Austin
Moderator : Oscar Michael

05:30 PM
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06:00 PM

SUPPORTING THE AFRICAN GAME INDUSTRY

Speaker: Kirubel Girma (Efuye Gela)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

03:00 PM
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03:30 PM

WELCOME TO AFRICACOMICADE GAMATHON 2021

Africacomicade Team members

03:30 PM
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04:00 PM

THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNITY AND COLLABORATION IN THE GAMES INDUSTRY

Speaker: Guy ‘Yug’ Blomberg ( Games Industry Gathering ) Moderator: Oscar Michael

04:00 PM
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04:30 PM

GAMES FOR CHANGE

Speaker : Johana Riquier (Gamerging)
Moderator: Rahmah Suleiman

04:30 PM
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05:00 PM

UNDERSTANDING THE AFRICAN GAMES INDUSTRY

Speaker : Eyram Akofa Tawia (Leti Arts)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

05:00 PM
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05:30 PM

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AFRICAN GAMES INDUSTRY , YEAR 2021

Speaker : Ebnezer Gasonoo (Gasbros Gaming Network)

05:30 PM
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06:00 PM

HOW TO MAKE GAMES THAT NO ONE WANTS TO PLAY

Speaker: Lukmon Agboola (Ovaplay)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

03:00 PM
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03:30 PM

INTO THE WORLD OF JIWE

Speaker: Max Musau
Moderator: Oscar Michael

03:30 PM
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04:00 PM

BUILDING AFRICAN GAMES FOR THE GLOBAL MARKET

Speaker:Olivier Madiba ( Kiro Games)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

04:00 PM
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04:30 PM

LAYING THE PROPER FOUNDATIONS FOR THE AFRICAN CREATIVE INDUSTRY

Speaker : Chelbi Samia (NetInfo 3D)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

04:30 PM
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05:00 PM

GAMES FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

Speaker : Kabiru Seidu and Andy Korshie(Nubian VR)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

05:00 PM
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05:30 PM

GOLDEN GEORGES : FROM A FOOTBALL GAME TO A REAL EXPERIENCE

Speaker : Teddy Kossoko (Masseka Game Studio)
Moderator : Ibrahima Mounkoro

05:30 PM
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06:00 PM

LEGENDS OF ORISHA - THE JOURNEY SO FAR

Speaker: Igumbor Ewere and Olamide David ( Dimension 11 Games )
Moderator: Oscar Michael

03:00 PM
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03:30 PM

ELECTRONICS ARTS : GETTING IN THE GAME

Speaker : TBD

03:30 PM
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04:00 PM

BEHIND THE SCENES OF PROJECT LUMPA

Speaker: Mwaaba Mugala ( Epic Arts Studio)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

04:00 PM
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04:30 PM

TELLING AFRICAN STORIES FOR THIS GENERATION

Speaker : Michel Nkuindja (Noohkema Interactive)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

04:30 PM
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05:00 PM

BUILDING INDIE GAMES IN TODAY'S WORLD

Speaker : Shawn Alexander ( GDOCExpo)
Moderator: Uche Okiya

05:00 PM
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05:30 PM

SUE THE REAL - DECONSTRUCTING AND REBUILDING YOUR ART DIRECTION

Speaker : Jose Wilson (Sue the real)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

05:30 PM
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06:00 PM

PUBLISHING AND BUILDING GAMES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Speaker: Edwin Kapesa (Chroma Pixels Games)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

06:30 PM
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07:00 PM

WHY CORPORATE COMPANIES IN AFRICA SHOULD INVEST IN GAMES & GAMING

Speaker:Tutaleni Ilonga (GameJam+ )
Moderator: Oscar Michael

07:00 PM

GAME JAM THEME ANNOUNCEMENT

03:30 PM
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04:00 PM

HOW WE HAVE TRANSFORMED FROM AMATEURS TO PROFESSIONALS

Speaker: Kamal Aittah ( Game Hermits)
Moderator: Oscar Michael

04:00 PM
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04:30 PM

ARUTU GAMING:

Speaker : Dominion Eromosele (Arutu Gaming)
Moderator: TBD

04:30 PM
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05:00 PM

SUE THE REAL- AFROGAMES: CREATING ANOTHER POINT OF VIEW

Speaker : Marcus Silva (Sue the Real)
Moderator: Ibrahima Mounkoro

05:00 PM
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05:30 PM

DUNG BEETLE GAMES

Speaker : Eddie Mwazige (Dung Beetle Games)
Moderator : TBD

Michelle Chen

AUSTRALIA

Mata Haggis-Burridge

Netherlands

Uche Orjinta

NIGERIA

Patrick Martin

USA

Oleg Paliy

FINLAND

Sylvia Gathoni

KENYA

Dominique Yakan Brand

CAMEROON

Stephen Pessenbacher

SOUTH AFRICA

Allie Tsahey

GHANA

Bambi Dang

FINLAND

Douglas Ogeto

KENYA

Sean Gotkin

SOUTH AFRICA