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2024 Game Devs of Color Expo Tickets Now Available

Tickets are available for the annual conference (Sept. 18-21), which showcases creators of color in the games industry

NEW YORK – May 22, 2024 – Today, Game Devs of Color Expo announced that tickets are now available for purchase for its 2024 online event. The ninth edition of the conference will take place from September 18-21, featuring discussions, panels, interviews, and game announcements from creators of color across the games industry. 

Online tickets can be purchased here, and need-based tickets are also available by applying through this form. Three tiers of tickets are available:

  • $20 – Affordable Virtual Pass: A lower-cost option for those who can’t afford the standard pass.
  • $50 – Standard Virtual Pass: A regular-price ticket for general attendees.
  • $100 – Supporter Virtual Pass: A high-cost option that supports general operations. Recommended for corporate attendees and those who love the expo!

This year’s event will feature exciting talks and panels from talented developers across the globe. Here is the first round of confirmed 2024 Game Devs of Color Expo speakers:

  • Kai Nyame Abbey (Studio Hitsuji) – “Indie Studio Survival Guide”
  • Sylvia Aguiñaga (Ánimo Games) – “Systematizing Making Games with Love”
  • Noor Amin (Riot Games) – “Mind and Machine: Exploring Biofeedback in Game Design”
  • Julien Balbontin (CONTINUE) – “‘Do we get a TikTok?’ – An Introduction to Marketing Video Games”
  • Chase Bethea – “Blueprints & Benefits: Crafting Dynamic Music in Colony Sims / Management / Base Building Games”
  • Tara Fickle (Northwestern University) & Christopher B. Patterson (University of British Columbia) – “Made in Asia/America: Building Communities of Gamemakers and Game Scholars”
  • Miriam Karina Melgoza Gómez – “Bringing NVC to Lead with Kindness”
  • Hadijat Muftau-lediju – “How Your Video Games Can Be Used in Therapy and Rehabilitation”
  • Ashraf Abi Said – “I’m Not Cannon Fodder – A Love Letter to the Industry”
  • Connor Wall (Quantum Aether Games) – “Indigenous Futurism: How Indigeneity is Vital for Resilient Game Loops”
  • Tanya Yan – “Why Save the Villainess? Challenging Injustice through Perspective”

The full schedule, as well as the rest of the speakers and game lineups, will be revealed at a later date.

Additionally, new merchandise for Game Devs of Color Expo is available on the organization’s Etsy shop. For more information on Game Devs of Color Expo, please visit gamedevsofcolorexpo.com.

About Game Devs of Color Expo

Game Devs of Color Expo is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to amplifying the creative power held by people of color in games. Creators of color make great games but are often pushed to the margins. We fight to create a better games industry that is intersectional and equitable by organizing revolutionary events, uniting our vibrant community, and building access to knowledge, funding, and opportunities.