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Apr 25 @ 07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Online

the pavs: nz game awards night 2020

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  come and celebrate a year of outstanding new zealand and australian game development achievements with us! NZ Games Festival culminates in our much-anticipated awards night, The Pavs, held at…

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Apr 16 - 18, 2021
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pb & jam

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play by play and nz games festival are excited to welcome you to our first ever game jam! Help us pre-game for our festival week with a weekend of creativity,…

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Apr 19 - 25, 2021
Courtenay Creative

level up exhibition

Courtenay Creative

step into a world of nz and australian gaming wonder! The Level Up Exhibition is a celebration of the best of NZ and Australian games from the past year. Finalist…

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Apr 19, 2021
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joypad: rainbow gamers social

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games are for everyone! NZ Games Festival is proud to host the inaugural JOYPAD event, celebrating the overlap of queerness and gaming. JOYPAD is a casual social evening in The…

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Apr 21 - 22, 2021
Capital E

high speed game design!

Capital E

break it ‘till you make it! In this workshop we’ll play a fun, fast card game and then break it into pieces so that we can redesign the game mechanics…

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Apr 21, 2021
Capital E

creating games like a pro

Capital E

learn how to use the same software as the experts! Learn to build games the hands-on way, using a free game development application used by game developers all over the…

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Apr 21, 2021
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super quiz bros 4

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guess who’s back! That’s right, with thanks to Rocketwerkz, your favourite video game-themed pub quiz, Super Quiz Bros, is returning for its fourth year! Get ready: This year, rivalries will…

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Apr 21 - 22, 2021
Capital E

cooking up character art

Capital E

time to unleash your inner artist Every game world comes alive once you add characters to fill them. So as a budding character artist, your job is to visually create…

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Apr 22, 2021
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wellingtaru x nzgf: overcooked tournament

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it’s time to cook up some chaos! NZ Games Festival and Wellingtaru are pairing up for the third year running to deliver a fun-filled flambé frenzy. For the third annual…

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