2017 has been pretty amazing so far for the African geekdom, especially where comic books are concerned. From NAICCON (Kenya), Lagos Comic Con (Nigeria), Comexposed (Zimbabwe) and the just concluded NerdCon (Ghana), these events are helping geeks find new spaces to thrive in as fans and/or creators. Continue reading “Ghanaian Comics at Pa Gya! A Literary Festival In Accra”
Comics and Smoothies is over, unfortunately! The much anticipated informal gathering as Vortex Comics’ Somto Ajuluchukwu put it proved to a success. There was quite the turnout. The turnout was, in fact, bigger than expected.
This gathering aimed to bring to the fore the various challenges facing the (African comics, games and animation)
industry movement – we aren’t quite an industry yet – and to effectively find solutions. Continue reading “The Way Forward: Comics and Smoothies post-Event Review”
Comics and Smoothies is coming to Accra by way of Lagos and we can’t contain our excitement. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve teamed up with Vortex INC to present Comics and Smoothies. Comics and Smoothies is a free informal gathering to talk African comics, games and animation. We’ll be discussing the way forward for African comics, cartoons and games at NourishLAB® Smoothy’s in Osu from 2 – 4 pm. Vortex Inc. is the publisher of Orisha Pikin and other comics we’ve previously covered. Continue reading “Comics and Smoothies: A Creative Revolution”
What’s up Ghanaian game gbees (lovers) and developers? The 8th Global Game Jam is happening this weekend and you should attend. What’s the, hang on, let’s roll with the 3 W’s. 🙂
What’s the Global Game Jam?
Good question. Before that, what’s a game jam? I recently found out. It is a gathering of people for the purpose of planning, designing, and creating one or more games within a short span of time, usually ranging between 24 and 72 hours. Global Game Jam? Continue reading “Get Your Game Face On – This Is Global Game Jam Accra 2017”
Are you a keen and critical gamer with an understanding of game design and mechanics, storytelling and the will and ability to work full-time in Nairobi?
Then you’re needed at Leti Arts. The team is looking to hire you as their JUNIOR GAMEPLAY IMPLEMENTER. They’re looking for someone special to work with on their biggest release yet; an epic, story-driven adventure game, set in a near-future Africa. Continue reading “LETI ARTS IS HIRING”
You love games and/or occasionally dabble. Yes? Good.
Have you ever played a game that left you wondering if it went through any testing? Or have you always wanted to be one of the testers whose candid feedback shaped game releases?
Or do you just love the thrill of early access to multimedia, especially games? Continue reading “Become A Game Tester”