To celebrate International Games Week, Goldsmiths Computing and Goldsmiths Library present a night with special guest speakers from across the games industry.
The event is free and open to the public, all are welcome. Participants will have an opportunity to play exciting new games created by Goldsmiths alumni and current students.
- When: Friday 8 November 2019, 5pm – 9pm. Talks start at 6pm
- Where: Goldsmiths Library
- FREE. Register on Eventbrite
Jupiter Hadley: Game Jams and Games You’ve Never Heard of….
This talk will explore Game Jams and highlight a collection of amazing game jam games that you have probably never heard of before.
Jupiter Hadley is a games journalist and YouTuber, primarily of indie games. Jupiter is also the Games Wizard at Armor Games.
Allan Cudicio: Make Pre-Colonial Africa Great Again – in Your Game
This talk will tell you why you should start thinking about including precolonial Africa in your game (or other media) and will provide actionable first steps on how to research and implement it.
Allan Cudicio is Founder & Creative Director at Twin Drums, a new independent games studio focused on bringing together the fantasy genre and African folklore. Berlin based, Allan has worked for, among others, Candy Crush’s maker King and story driven mobile game developer Wooga.
Anisa Sanusi: Mentorship for the Underrepresented
Anisa discusses the story behind Limit Break Mentorship, a program created specifically to connect senior women in games to new or mid-level developers who are considered to be underrepresented in the industry.
She delves into how help can be sought after at any level of ones career, and the importance of giving back to a community – whoever you are.
Anisa Sanusi is a video games UI/UX Designer and Founder of Limit Break, a mentorship program for developers of underrepresented genders in the games industry. Throughout the years Anisa has cultivated a devotion to ethical UX design, speaking at the first UX Summit held at GDC in San Francisco and also served as a Juror for the BAFTA Games Awards for multiple years.
Anisa is an advocate for diversity and inclusivity in the industry, and this year she was listed as one of the Top 100 Influential Women in the UK Games Industry.