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News: Global Game Jam Is Taking Place In South Africa At Four Locations This Coming Weekend
This year's Global Game Jam is coming up and you can participate for free, whether you're a seasoned game developer or an enthusiast who is looking for a way to experience what it's like to make a game.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 21 January 2019  |  View Comments


News: You're Invited To The Worst Warriors Launch
Can you build the best battle goblin? If you're a keen gamer you'll have a chance to find out at the Cape Town launch of a new South African card based tabletop game.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 7 July 2017  |  View Comments


News: Build A Battle Goblin In Worst Warriors, A New Tabletop Game By A South African Developer
In Worst Warriors players pick from a selection of devious devices and peculiar parts to assemble a battle goblin who can take out his rivals in one-on-one combat.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 26 April 2017  |  View Comments


News: Beautiful Desolation - A New Game By The Stasis Developers - Is On Kickstarter
The Brotherhood is developing a new game for adventure fans set in a post-apocalyptic Africa with an Eighties sensibility. The project is on Kickstarter now - you have less than a month to help out and only one day to take advantage of Early Bird tiers.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 25 January 2017  |  View Comments


A Look At The NAG Jam: rAge Cape Town 2016 Entries
The NAG Jam: rAge Cape Town 2016 72-hour game jam featured indie games competing for top honours under the theme "Down, But Not Out" and a chance to be showcased at rAge in Cape Town. The winning games included some addictive gameplay, interesting premises, and... a little bit of tickling?
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 28 April 2016  |  View Comments


News: Vietnam '65 To Feature On Operation Supply Drop's Twitch Stream
On Wednesday US military charity Operation Supply Drop with be featuring a South African developed war-simulation game in its weekly video-games-focussed live stream. A few lucky viewers will also stand a chance of winning codes for the game.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 19 April 2016  |  View Comments


News: What To Look Out For At The Inaugural rAge Cape Town - It's Not As Dire As You Were Expecting
The reactions to the announcement that the rAge gaming expo would be coming to Cape Town were mixed - and ranged wildly from enthusiasm to cynicism - but the moment is upon us, it is happening, and here's what to look out for to make the most of your time at the event.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 17 March 2016  |  View Comments


Showcase: #inktober 2015, Day 1 To Day 7: Aliens, Broforce, Robots, Mario, Mutants, And More
It's October, which means it's once again time for The InkTober Initiative, a month long project that artists from all over the world participate in in order to hone their skills. This is part one of the brainwavez.org showcase of South African comics creators' #inktober sketches for 2015.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 23 October 2015  |  View Comments


The South African Virtual-Reality Community Is Organising - And The Revolution Will Be Televised (In 360-Degree 3D)
When was the last time you tried a virtual-reality headset? Twenty years ago? Never? Did you even know that virtual reality was a reality - in South Africa? Developers, content creators, and people who are just curious have met in Cape Town to organise a formal VR community to make it easier to share ideas and work on projects - and everyone's welcome.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 15 May 2015  |  View Comments


Indie Game News Roundup: Travel To The Edge Of Minecraft, Make Games SA, A Monument Valley Teaser, And An Existential Mountain Manifests
In our latest update we cover Shovel Knight's controversial release; examine a mountain simulator that is testing the sanity of gamers and games reviewers; watch a cart travel to the end of the world in Minecraft; and learn more about the Make Games SA initiative from Desktop Dungeons' developers.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 11 July 2014  |  View Comments


Indie Game News Roundup: Too Many Humble Sales, iOS Games Launch For Android, And Darkwood's Developers Anger The Backer Community (Twice)
In this update learn more about new ports from iOS to Android; get some help keeping track of what's going on at Humble; and find out what happens when developers change fundamental aspects of a crowd-funded game that were the entire reason people backed the project.
By: Mandy J Watson  |  Posted: 16 May 2014  |  View Comments