The 3rd Annual West Virginia Game Developers Expo is this Friday October 26th and Saturday October 27th at 1 Mountwest Way in Huntington.
West Virginia Game Developers Expo is an annual event that brings together game developers, artists, designers, etc. from around the region to educate and grow the field of game and app development.
This year’s Keynote Speakers are Shayna Moon an Associate Producer at Santa Monica Studio which released God of War (2018) and WV native Brad Kalinoski, visual effect artists and BAFTA winner.
There will also be workshops for Unreal Engine and Unity Engine, drone demonstration, presentations on making games for the blind, game design at Marshall University, history of video games in eight bits, women in tech,social media, and other topics. Plus a gaming room run by Mountwest eSports Club, exhibitors (including game studios, college programs, and nerd crafts), and student showcase.
Attending game studios include 28:12 Studios, AFO Studios, Lasso Games, Super Soul, Vandalia Softworks, and Wraith Games.
General admission is $15. Students from middle school to graduate college can get in free.
If you want to learn about making video games, playing indie games, or just want to hang out with fellow gamers who do, then see about coming out to the expo.