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  2020 Game Devs of Color Expo Online Announces Full Schedule for Weekend of Independent Games and Developer Talks
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09/16/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2020 -- Today, Game Devs of Color Expo (GDoCExpo) announced the full schedule for this weekend’s exciting lineup of games and speakers. The 2020 Game Devs of Color Expo Online will take place Saturday, September 19 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. EDT, and Sunday, September 20 from 12-6 p.m. EDT, including developer talks, interviews, panels, and a lineup of tabletop and video games.

The event will culminate with the Game Devs of Color Expo award ceremony, where a total of $90,000 in development grants will be awarded. Five developers will each win the $15,000 No More Robots x Game Devs of Color Expo Grant, which will include guidance and mentoring in game development. One developer will win the $15,000 Humble Bundle Game Creators of Color Award, which includes a publishing and distribution deal.

The full 2020 GDoCExpo Online schedule is viewable here: gamedevsofcolorexpo.com/schedule

A special pre-GDoCExpo presentation will premiere on YouTube on Friday, September 18 at 1 p.m. EDT showcasing new game announcements and trailers.

Additionally, an event called "Gradient Convergence" will take place September 18-21 on the front page of Steam, offering exclusive interviews with participating GDoCExpo developers and select games, with playable demos and discounted titles available to the public.

Tickets for the 2020 Game Devs of Color Expo Online can be purchased on Eventbrite for a sliding scale of $5-10.

For more information about Game Devs of Color Expo, please visit gamedevsofcolorexpo.com.

About Game Devs of Color Expo

The Game Devs of Color Expo enters its fifth year in September 2020. Founded by Catt Small and Chris Algoo of Brooklyn Gamery, the first expo took shape when Small and Algoo set out to pioneer a new market for showcasing games made by game creators of color. Every year since its successful freshman run in 2016, the Game Devs of Color Expo has seen exponential growth, expanding into an energizing space for attendees to play the hottest upcoming games while learning from a series of exclusive talks by amazing speakers. Normally hosted at the Schomburg Center in Harlem, NYC, the GDoCExpo is going online-only for 2020. Follow Game Devs of Color Expo on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

 

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