We champion, support, and grow game development in New Zealand.

Anyone in any role in the industry is welcome to join the NZGDA (New Zealand Game Developers Association): artists, animators, game designers, programmers, managers, producers, testers, customer support and entrepreneurial indies.

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Make Games in New Zealand

Teams are typically smaller with less hierarchy, meaning you’ll have a real influence and the chance to stamp your mark of games. We’ve had both self-published hit games and attracted investment and attention from the world’s major games publishers.

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Membership Benefits

New Zealand has a vibrant, fast-growing game development industry and community, which is open and inclusive to game developers of all kinds. The NZGDA has individual, studio and affiliate membership categories.

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Code of Conduct

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, race, or religion.

In short: “Be Excellent to Each Other”.

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