Following the success of the all-online Game Devs Of Color Expo last September, the occasion will likely be returning in its online-only format in 2021. GDoCExpo has introduced that it’ll happen on September 23-27 this 12 months, with submissions now open for each video games and audio system.
GDoCExpo is now in its sixth 12 months, with the Expo usually going down on the Schomburg Middle in Harlem, New York. Final 12 months’s online-only occasion noticed over 1500 digital attendees get pleasure from content material that included developer talks, interviews, panels, and a lot of featured video video games and tabletop video games.
We’re thrilled to announce that #GDoCExpo is again on-line for 2021! Our sixth annual occasion will characteristic talks from #gamedevs of all backgrounds. Develop your profession, join, and study. Save the date for Sept. 23-26! Keep tuned for registration particulars. https://t.co/l3hbQmFQ9j pic.twitter.com/4lbDxmbC1H
— Sport Devs of Shade Expo (@GDoCExpo) March 18, 2021
Final 12 months’s occasion additionally included a Steam tie-in referred to as Gradient Convergence, which featured interviews with collaborating builders on the entrance web page of Steam, in addition to demos and reductions on associated video games.
“Creators of shade make nice video games however are sometimes pushed to the margins,” GDoCExpo’s mission assertion reads. “We struggle to create a greater video games trade that’s intersectional and equitable by organizing revolutionary occasions, uniting our vibrant neighborhood, and constructing entry to data, funding, and alternatives.”
For builders who wish to converse or have their video games (both tabletop or digital) featured at Sport Devs of Shade Expo, submissions are now open for the 2021 occasion.