September 2015

From Kyiv with love

This cycle there’s only one team from Europe and they are from Ukraine, the country of whole milk and candies. They are Electronic Jaw, or EJaw, the team of 18 very different yet remarkable members. In Kuala Lumpur we have only 4 of them, but they are talking to the team in Kyiv so much, that they made us get an extra key for the...

Meet Simple Connect Fun Studio

Starting this week we will be introducing the teams of GameFounders Asia Fall 2015. We have 10 altogether, all of them with different backgrounds and different games, but the same goal to make better games than yesterday. Lets start with Simple Connect Fun Studios, our only Vietnamese team. It’s the biggest team in the program that came to Kuala Lumpur this time, a total of 7...

Jungle weekend

When the first week of lectures, mentors and working was done, we headed out of the city to see another side of our new home. We packed our bags and laptops and went straight to the jungle, where the monkeys and crocodiles are the main characters of the game.  As sleepy teams arrived to the bus at 7AM for their adventure they didn’t realize it’s not only an exploration of the rainforest. We had Juha Huhtakallio with his 20 years of experience as a programmer, creative writer and a drummer (!) as a secret mentor. During the workshops...

New beginnings

On September 1 the lobby of GameFounders Asia HQ was full of excited game developers from all over the world- from Latin America and Europe to South East Asia. They have all stepped out of their comfort zone and are ready to take the world by storm, starting with Kuala Lumpur, the new home of GameFounders Asia. The location is not the only new thing for...