Playtopia - Indie Games & Interactive Arts Festival

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SA's first homegrown Indie gaming and interactive arts Festival!

PLAYTOPIA is a 3-day indie games and playful media festival, showcasing local and international independent computer games, interactive and digital art and one hellva music line up! Expect 3 days of Gaming, art, music, food trucks and a beer garden in the historical setting of The Castle. Delegate tickets get you into the talks, panels and workshops lead by gaming industry experts.

Gamers, developers and event goers will have a plethora of games, music, food and experiential art to enjoy. Exhibitions by some of South Africa’s top interactive artists, 30+ alternative indie games, a Super Friendship Arcade room with games played on custom controllers, VR rooms and the international exhibition “Digital Gardens” created by A MAZE./Berlin.

Play with Ralph Borland’s robots, engage with the sensory art of Miranda Moss and Martin Wilson, marvel at the projection art of global artist Inka Kendzia and walk through the yarn art of embroidery artist Danielle Clough, along with various other artists showcasing custom designed playful objects.

+ Hello Beautiful
+ HAEZER (nu-disco set!)
+ Julia Robert
+ Uppercut
more to be announced!

+Danielle Clough
+Miranda Moss & Martin Wilson
+Inka Kendzia
+Ralph Borland
+Method Lab
more to be announced!

+ 30 Indie Games on exhibiton (submissions will be open soon!)
+ A MAZE. Berlin exhibiton
+ Super Friendship Arcade Rooms
+ VR rooms
+ Interactive Arts Exhibtion
+ Multiplayer gaming area
+ Bands and DJ's
+ Beer Garden
+ Food trucks

Early Bird Weekend Pass - R280 (expires 30th SEPTEMBER)
Weekend Pass - R320 online / R380 gate
Friday Pass - R150
Saturday Pass - R180
Sunday Pass - R120
Delegate Pass - R820

Delegates (limited tickets, R820) have additional access to exclusive talks by local and international game developers and experts working in the industry, participation in workshops and access to a private Delegate and Speaker bar. BOOKING ESSENTIAL and LIMITED.

Design by: Christi Du Toit -

++++++Some things to know+++++++
- There is VERY LIMITED PARKING so we highly encourage taking a cab.
- There will be security
- We will be using the back entrance to The Castle
- Strictly no under 18
- Bring ID

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