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African Storytelling Through The Gaming Experience

By February 4, 2022April 26th, 2022Events

A lot of popular stories have travelled around the world through gaming, stories as old as Mario saving a Princess. Gaming’s immersive capabilities and capacity to draw players and audiences into an experience makes it a great medium for telling African stories. In this regard gaming enables Africa to export its stories to the world. The African Storytelling Through the Gaming Experience session will be holding at the Africa NxT event on Thursday, March 3, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM WAT at Landmark Centre, Lagos + Virtual

This session will facilitate a discussion on how animation and gaming as story telling vehicles are vital mediums for preserving and propagating African heritage. In addition, we’ll look at industry challenges, such as infrastructure and sourcing talent. Panelists will share best practices and insights on how they are navigating the challenges and getting their work on in the world.

Join Ovie Paul-Ejukorlem (Animation Nigeria Trustee) Hugo Obi (Maliyo Games Founder) Arome Ibrahim (Experis Immersive Virtual Tour Pro & 360┬░VR Developer) David Olamide (Dimension 11 Games Co-Founder & Gameplay Engineer) as they seek to depict unison of animation, African stories, and gaming as a vital medium for preserving and propagating African heritage.

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