#16 Lombe Mulenga
#15 Kike Ayoola
Lombe is a lawyer, casual gamer, horror enthusiast, and now Youtuber from Zambia. Her first experience with game development happened during Global Game Jam 2016 in Lusaka where she made a horror visual novel in Twine with her brother. Get to know Lombe’s thoughts about getting more African women involved in game development.
Gamer girl stereotypes I’ve had to unlearn as a Zambian gamer
Kike is a game writer currently working for Twin Drums on their afro-fantasy tabletop RPG and upcoming digital game, The Wagadu Chronicles. Get to know about her and how her Nigerian heritage has contributed to the game.
My 2020 Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Celina Mwape gives us her perspective on 6 gamer girl stereotypes she had to unlearn through experience life as a gamer in Zambia.
The year 2020 was not an especially great year for the majority of people. Due to the pandemic, I, like many other people, found myself confined to my home for a good portion of the year. It’s due to this global isolation that 2020 was declared “The Year of the Gamer.” Last year, I finally got the opportunity to get my hands on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and what a wild ride it has been.