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Wednesday, September 9 • 6:00pm - Thursday, September 10 • 1:00am
A MAZE. Main Exhibition

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Gang Beasts

Boneloaf | | Gang Beasts is a silly multiplayer party game with surly gelatinous characters, brutal mêlée fight sequences, and absurdly hazardous environments. Set in the fictional metropolis of Beef City
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Bionic Bliss

Team Lazerbeam | | Bionic Bliss is a game about navigating the depressing, absurd and (if you make it) funny world of customer service in the year 2312. Take the role of Employee 852 as you play through a day in his life. Deal with disgruntled cybernetic-limb-recipients! Will you... Read More →
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Boxer

Cukia Kimani, Ben Crooks, University of the Witswatersrand | | Boxer, is a top down boxing game played using only the analogue sticks -- and without all that boring 'moving' stuff in the way. Boxer strips out all the boredom of boxing and gives you what you really wanted to see in... Read More →
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Cloud Chaser

Blindflug Studios | | Experience Cloud Chasers, a randomly generated, steampunky journey about the lifes and hardships of immigration. Welcome to a world of flying islands, cloud harvesters and perilous sands. You follow Francisco and Amelia on their quest of reaching the spire across... Read More →
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Snow Cones

Team Lazerbeam | | Our aim with this game was to make a cute but moving dating sim involving two icecream-cones and a perfectly snowy day. The artwork is very organic and loose, rendered in a playful digitally painted style. The music centers around recordings of live acoustic guitar... Read More →
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Criquette

Evan Greenwood, Jason Sutherland | | Criquette is a two button/two player distillation of the popular sport "Cricket". It's been translated into a digital format so that millions of people, who don't have access to specialized sporting equipment and large open spaces, can play cricket... Read More →
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Curtain

Llaura McGee | | CURTAIN is an interactive first-person narrative about Kaci & Ally, two women in a Glasgow punk band, which explores the complexities of an emotionally abusive relationship. | | Through a vivid impressionistic art style players embody Ally to explore the physical... Read More →
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Deep

Niki Smit and Owen Harris | | DEEP is a meditative and psychoactive VR game that is controlled by breathing. Players don the Oculus Rift and the custom DEEP controller to explore a beautiful and mysterious undersea world. Allow the game to sweep you into its relaxing embrace as it... Read More →
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Desperation

Rodain Joubert, Stefan Van Der Vegte, Jonathan Hau-Joon | | A game about the cost of violence. In "Desperation", players are encouraged to view violence as ugly, threatening and a last resort -- from beginning to end. The game attempts to step away from the common gaming trope of... Read More →
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Trip the Light Fantastic

Raxterworks, Free Lives | | Trip the Light Fantastic is a meditative virtual reality game about exploring a vast, ever changing fractal lightscape. Set in a universe of light and sound, it is an abstract experience that uses VR to immerse the player is an experience that is unfamiliar... Read More →
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Beats of Fury

Bubble Head Games, German University in Cairo | | Beats of fury is a musical game where you have to fight against the crazy beats with your glorious music to crash them, it's a unique experience where you will feel every note and every beat in the music!
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Dead Run T-Shirt Game

Steven Tu | | The Dead Run T-shirt game is a game on a t-shirt, with mechanics directly inspired by the Dead Run mobile game. The t-shirt wearer is the Master of the Dead, and any number of players may play as Zombie Shooters. Kill Zombies - Not Humans! Rules are on the shirt... Read More →
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Let it go

Lisa Chen, University of the Witswatersrand | | This is an abstract digital game made up of triangles. The player plays as a four sided triangle trying to get through a maze of triangles. The player triangle is made up of four different colours. The maze is made up of the same colour... Read More →
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Gyre

Bracken Hall, University of the Witswatersrand | | Gyre is a puzzle platform game in which the player must traverse a circular level in order to reach the centre, collect the diamond, and win. The player has mostly no direct interaction with the elements in the level but for directing... Read More →
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Happy Hockey

Saftladen | | A game about playing Ice-Hockey with your friends, lots of your friends, up to 80 of your friends.
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Holez

Omar Abdul Rahman, Cairo University | | It's a physics puzzle game where you can place launchers by tapping the orbit where you want to add them, and you can delete them by holding the mouse on them and swiping to the center of the orbit they attached to.
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Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan

Kiro'o Games | | Aurion, is an epic action RPG , set in a wonderful African Fantasy world, with a unique, open and dynamic fighting gameplay.
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Luminare

Francois van Niekerk | | Luminare is an inductive logic game about trying to figure out a hidden rule. Rules can start simple with “White groups contain a red symbol,” and progress to “White groups must contain a red triangle or a circle but not both,” or “Black groups... Read More →
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Mergazerds

Ruan Rothmann and Neall Adams | | Mergazerds is a 2-8 player cooperative-"competitive" Zerd battle simulation. Players in teams of 1-4 each take control of a Zerd, a massive Power Rangers inspired battle robot, to do battle with the opposing team to decide who will be saviour of... Read More →
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Noumenon

Andrea Hayes, Arnaud De Marginy,University of Witwatersrand | | Noumenon is an abstract game that allows the player to create and alter a character's personality through the way in which they interact with Rorschach test (ink blot test) within the game. Through recorded dialogue... Read More →
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A pile of sand in the ocean

Jonatan Van Hove | | A pile of sand in the ocean is an interactive piece that you can put together, take apart, and leave or lose a bit of yourself in. Dig through the sand to see what you'll find. Scour the beach for treasure, the desert for shade. Build a sandcastle and wait for... Read More →
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Raptor Polo

Ben Myres, Cukia Kimani, Sean Goncalves, Luc Wolthers, Adam Linder, University of Witwatersrand | | A local multiplayer game about Orcs riding raptors, using each other as balls to play polo. All set in the retro-future-past that never was.
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Polygenics

Clockwork Acorn | | In Polygenics you’re breeding creatures with various attributes, to try and breed towards a specific goal. You do this by selecting two creatures to breed, which causes a new generation to spawn.
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Punk Prism Power

Alica Contestabile, Sagan Yee, Lindy Wilkins, Nadine Lessio, Jenn Woodal | | Punk Prism Power is a Magical Girl multiplayer party game with custom peripherals, kick ass moves, and blinky lights.
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Error Prone

Peter Cardwell-Gardner, Mark Backler | | Created in 12 hours for #TrafikJam, the winning entry  Error-Prone is cute little game of chaos and carnage made for 26 people to play around one keyboard. The end result illustrates perfectly how self driving cars are vastly superior... Read More →
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Pizza Quest

Team Lazerbeam | | Pizza quest throws the player into the deep end – a choice of three paths. From there on out, the game tries at every turn to make the player wonder if they've made the wrong choice, if they should maybe turn back. In reality, a happy ending lies at the end of... Read More →
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SADCAT

Is That A Horse | | SADCAT is a 2D perspective-based platformer in a 3D world that puts you in control of a cat with seasonal affective disorder exploring the emotions that the seasons can bring. SADCAT employs VR in a unique way that is difficult to describe and even more difficult... Read More →
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Sentree

Glichnap | | Have you ever wondered which of your friends could protect you with their eyes closed? Find out in Sentree - a cooperative, physical mobile game for 2 or more players about helping each other survive through the night in a dark, unfriendly forest. 
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Ludum Dare Simulator

Richard Pieterse | | Ludum Dare Simulator is an interactive video diary documenting my life over the weekend of the Ludum Dare game jam. The aim was to capture both the strangeness and relatability of life in a dev house and create a little time capsule for myself.
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Thunder Slap

Benjamin Crooks, Nicholas Lambropoulos, Seanan De Lange, Sachin Laloo, Kenrick James,University of Witwatersrand
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Soundself

Robin Arnott | | Soundself is the collision of centuries old meditation technologywith video game trance. Turn off the lights, amp up the volume, and use your voice to fall through an odysessy of light and body.
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Sumo

Muema Masyuko
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Alone Together

Aidan Cammell & Raheel Hassim, University of the Witswatersrand | | Alone Together, is a narrative game that encourages each player to understand the story in their own unique way. The player assumes the role of two characters, seemingly alone in an empty world. As the two characters... Read More →
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Symmetric Torpedo

Francois van Niekerk | | Kill or be killed in a submarine-on-submarine battle. Your torpedoes have a panel you can edit. Make this panel as symmetric as possible to boost the torpedo’s damage and accuracy.
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Arcade Finger Twister

Ryan Mazzolini, Ivo Sissolak, Ben Rausch | | Arcade Finger Twister is an arcade-like take on the old family favourite game Twister, and inspired by the mobile hit Fingle. In the game two players compete with one another by jamming their fingers together on an intimate array of arcade-style... Read More →
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Whisp

Tiane Erwee, Raheel Hassim,University of Witwatersrand | | The game takes place in a geometric, bouncy and dynamic environment. The colour palette is based on the Karoo, a semi-desert landscape with cloudless skies. The objective of the game is to collect five rings, randomly located... Read More →
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Line Wobbler

Robin Baumgarten | | Line Wobbler is a one-dimensional dungeon crawler game with a custom wobble controller made out of a door-stopper spring and a five meter long ultrabright LED strip display.


Wednesday September 9, 2015 6:00pm - Thursday September 10, 2015 1:00am
Roof 111 Smit Street

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