Save the date, November 28
The Perth Games Festival is back in 2015, and is set to take over two floors of the Perth Town Hall! So save the date, and get ready to uncover the best that gaming and game development in Western Australia has to offer.
Coordinated by the crew at Let’s Make Games, this event has something for everyone; you can play a pile of PC and mobile games, join tables full of card and board games, get your hands on home-made arcade machines and jump right into virtual reality.
Plus for those folk interested in making games, you can meet the developers, listen in on panels, and find out how you can create your very own gaming experiences!
And the best part? Entry is free!
Where? Perth Town Hall, cnr of Barrack St & Hay St, Perth
When? Saturday, 28th November 2015
What time? 10:00am - 5:00pm.
How much? Entry is free!
The Perth Town Hall is a wheelchair accessible venue, and all Panels at the event will include Auslan Interpreters. Full details on accessibility at the event are available here. For futher enquiries, please contact the Festival Committee directly via email@example.com
In 2015 all Panels at the Festival will include Auslan Interpreters! For all the details on Accessibility at the event, see the official announcement.
As game developers, many of us have a lot to say! So in order to help get rid of this excess opinion, we host a bunch of panel discussions at the Perth Games Festival. Here are the great gaming and game development panels planned for 2015:
10.30am - Kids & Gaming
11.45am - The Page (Writing in Games)
1.15pm - Games & Diversity
2.45pm - The Future of Games
4pm - From Player to Developer
For the full descriptions and panelist information, simply head on to our Panel Schedule announcement page.
Introducing the first set of games for 2015...
Pretty multiplayer space pew pew
Star Hammer: The Vanguard Prophecy
Black Lab Games
Connect with foliage friends to slice sludgy enemies
Can you get all the cats to sleep, in this charming puzzle game? (^._.^)ﾉ
Defeat fantasy beasts with modern weapons in this RPG Puzzle game
Use some creating hack, and the debug gun, to restore the digital environment
GET BLITZ'D in this Gameboy-styled 2 player arena shooter!
Politics, the boardgame: Blast the populace with reasons to vote!
Alien Forest Explorer
A collection of gamejam games, including an alien adventure!
One Night Only
Grab the mic in this Fremantle-inspired stand-up comedy game
A point and click adventure for the handsome mutant in all of us
Mr Nibbles Forever
Run Mr Nibbles, run and be free!
Level Headed Games
A fun word game that combines arts & crafts with criminal activity
2 cute animals, 1 dark twisted underworld
Use your special cat-controller to feed the kittens
Moss Wolf Games
Rocket off for some multiplayer orbital space combat
Follow the flow in this underwater endless runner
Long Live the Empire
Control the flow of resources to sustain your galactic empire.
Down to One
42 players enter, only one can leave.
Spend your last moments in this intense multiplayer shooter.
The Drowning Dungeons
See if you can escape the dungeon...
Need a new job? Why not start a galactic trading empire.
Shape up for some Multiplayer Mayhem
Shoot spells, explode opponents!
Various games by CoderDojo WA Ninjas (Aged between 7-17yrs).
Gear up for a cognitive boardgame available in two sizes: Standard, and LUDICROUS!
The first-person jousting game you never knew you needed (but trust us, you do)
Grab a friend and dance in time, with limbs aligned!
Stomp your opponent's Jellyfish, save your own~
A night time horror adventure. Bookings essential!
We will be updating this list with even more games soon!
The Perth Games Festival has been working very hard with some of the incredible people in Perth to run other events alongside the festival.
The Whistler is a live horror game where you will: explore, discover, run, hide, sneak, cooperate, and ultimately attempt to not die. It's running at 7:30pm on the 26th and 28th of November and tickets can be purchased online.
Extended Play is a playful unconference running on the afternoon of Sunday the 29th where everyone is welcome to come along, discuss and share your thoughts on games, the universe and everything. Details are here
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