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Game Dev London Expo 2021

Game Dev London proudly presents GDLX - an exhibition of the best speakers, panellists, and indie games in the Game Dev London community. Join us for a full day at Samsung KX in Coals Drop Yard, Kings Cross, followed by a chilled evening at the nearby Impact Hub.

Starts 11am November 20th 2021

Tickets are available here - EARLY BIRD SOLD OUT


11:00 - Doors Open

11:30 - Introduction From GDL Team

12:00 - All About Audio - Panel hosted by Jade Leamcharaskul with Cai Jones, Sergio Ronchetti, and Billy Palmer

13:00 - Think different about Audio: How good audio design influenced the creation of AudioMob - With Christian Facey from Audiomob

13:30 - Kickstart For Indies - with Sara from Into Games

14:00 - Unconventional paths into video games - Hosted by Bex Trista
With Quang Nguyen (Asobitech), Jay Shin (Arrogant Pixel / Curve Digital), Khally Saarman-Jones (Payload Studios), and Mike Tucker (Bitmap Bureau)

15:00 - Finding and Directing Actors for Indies - with Kirsty Gilmore

16:00 - Interview with Viewfinder Art Lead Sophie Knowles

17:00 - End of Event at Samsung KX

18:00 - Start of Chill-Out at the Impact Hub

22:00 - End of GDLX


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Informative talks from some of the best and brightest in the games industry, and panels from a diverse range of speakers, covering important game dev topics from programming, to game audio, to setting up your own studio, and beyond!


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We will be showcasing the best of the next generation of indie games from the GDL community. Check out games from the members of Discord and wider community, and be inspired to make your own! Showcased on high-end screens, this is a showcase opportunity like no other!

Chill Out

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After the main event, join us at the Impact Hub, Kings Cross for a casual evening chill out. Come and join us in a relaxed environment and meet the GDL community for an evening of chatting, chilling, and maybe grabbing a bite to eat. This is all about being inclusive and accessible, for all developers and game makers! 


Thinking about attending our events? Join our Discord!

Excited? We Are!

The day event is broken up into three parts with staggered entry times to keep capacity at a safe level and allow everyone to join the party.


  • Morning Entry - 11am - 1pm 

  • Afternoon Entry - 1pm - 3pm

  • Late Afternoon Entry - 3pm - 5pm


  • Standard Evening Chill Out - 6pm - 10pm

Feel free to join us for the full day in the knowledge that your protection is of the utmost importance to us! This event is also wheelchair accessible, and has gender neutral toilets.

We will be asking for proof of negative lateral flow test to allow for entry. Proof of vaccination alone will not be enough.

This is the first IRL event from Game Dev London since the start of the pandemic, so we are looking forward to seeing you any time during the day or evening!

Our FAQ doc is available here!

The GDL Team


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