Games Creator Brunch at the Goethe-Institut / 16 September


***RSVP for the brunch is essential. Please email Francois Venter at***

Coinciding with A MAZE Johannesburg Festival and Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, we invite game creators and enthusiasts to join us for a Games Creator Brunch in our brand new Library-Gamebox-Hub, which is designed as a space for Joburg’s gamers, developers and creative professionals.

Here’s what to expect:

>> In conversation: Riad Djemili (game developer / Berlin), Sagan Yee (The Hand Eye Society / Canada), Shane Marks, Mark Jackson, Michelle Matthews (Serious About Games / Cape Town). Moderated by Sithé Annette Ncube (A MAZE. / Johannesburg 2017)
>> Explore our new Library –Gamebox-Hub, try out games on a variety of platforms and enjoy a late Saturday morning meal with guests from across the world
>> Find out how to apply for the upcoming “Game Mixer”, which is a creative camp for game developers, including a 48-hour game jam, coming to Joburg in November

Shuttle busses available from Bannister Hotel at 9.30am and 10am. Transport back to Bannister at 1.30pm.
RSVP for the bus transport + brunch is essential. Please email Francois Venter at before 14 September.

Some background information:

>>> More information about the Library-Gamebox-Hub is on

>>> The 6th A MAZE./ Johannesburg International Games and Playful Media Festival will take place at the Tshimologong District in Braamfontein from 13 to 16 September 2017. The Goethe-Institut has been proud to collaborate with A MAZE since its first South African Edition in 2012. We are pleased to see A MAZE. continuing its relationship with the Fak’ugesi - African Digital Innovation Festival which, from 10 to 16 September, includes conferences, hacks and a block party at various Braamfontein venues.
To learn more about AMAZE and Fak’ugesi, please see the websites and
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