Prosearium: “Digital garden of experiences” aims to increase presence of African women in game development

Prosearium is an initiative to increase the participation of African women in game development by documenting 1,000 women of all backgrounds and their experiences creating and contributing to games. The Prosearium website aims to be a “digital garden of experiences” documenting African women’s experience in game development. Founded by South Africa-based game developer and community organiser, Sithe Ncube, Prosearium.net is a step towards increasing the … Continue reading Prosearium: “Digital garden of experiences” aims to increase presence of African women in game development

Carved in Stone: Upcoming role-playing game aims to provide a taste of Scotland’s rich history

Scotland’s rich history is the subject of an unpcoming tabletop roleplaying game, Carved in Stone, which aims to teach its players and gamemasters about the Pictish era of the 7th century. Carved in Stone is a tabletop roleplaying game that has players becoming members of the Picts, a tribe of people who lived in ancient Scotland. With Carved in Stone, player characters will find themselves overcoming many … Continue reading Carved in Stone: Upcoming role-playing game aims to provide a taste of Scotland’s rich history

The Wagadu Chronicles: Afrofantasy video and offline role playing game changing the face and accessibility of gaming

The Wagadu Chronicles is an African-inspired role playing game (RPG) steeped in the folklore, magick, history, and indigenous traditions of the continent – creating “an authentic experience for underserved and underrepresented players”. The Afrofantasy massively multiplayer online game (MMOPRG), which is entirely focused on roleplaying, combines the mythologies of Africa with the fantasy storytelling tradition of Europe into a new and vibrant world. In order … Continue reading The Wagadu Chronicles: Afrofantasy video and offline role playing game changing the face and accessibility of gaming