While the Berlin Games Week had to be canceled this year because of the pandemic, that didn't stop the fine people at booster space from organizing a digital event with a twist. A group of industry developers took part in mentoring sessions with promising indies in reviewing their games and giving them advice, honored to … Continue reading Berlin Gamesweek Digital – June 2020
I took part of the jury for 130 students graduating from Future games, loads of fun reviewing 13 games with a variety of concepts and incredible witnessing students passion first hand!
Following up on the Google mentoring program that we started back in November 2019, we got together as mentors with our start ups again, to see their progress, how was the program influence their production and attend a virtual graduation ceremony that was touching and wholesome. Proud of the work those peeps have produced and … Continue reading Google for Startups Warsaw – Graduation – May 2020
For the second time this year, I get to help out gaming start ups and independent developers realize their visions by participating in mentoring sessions about game design for loads of companies in Poland and Eastern Europe as part of the Google Start ups accelerator program.
Today I wrapped up filming the video segments of a 5 week game design course in Arabic based on my book in collaboration with the wonderful people at Edraak. hope it benefits aspiring developers from the region. Edraak is an NGO, the course will be available for free at a later date. Will post links … Continue reading Game design course filming at Edraak, Jordan, September 2019
Google runs an incredible initiative in which a competition is available for indie companies from South America, Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. They apply to be flown to the google offices in Singapore to receive one week intensive mentorship from 30 industry experts and googlers. Out of 1700+ applications, 30 companies were selected. … Continue reading Google indie accelerator – Singapore – July 2019