Jini Maxwell

Jini Maxwell is a writer and curator who lives in Naarm. They are an assistant curator at ACMI, where they also host the Women & Non-binary gamers club. They write about videogames and the people who make them. You can find them on Twitter @astroblob

Jini's Latest Articles

Activision Blizzard Lawsuit
Features

Activision Blizzard lawsuits: Everything that has happened so far

A running timeline of all the events surrounding the Activision Blizzard lawsuits.

life is strange true colors
Opinions & Analysis

Choice matters: the genrefication of Life is Strange

As the developers of Life Is Strange continue to capitalise on the success of its first title, its followups, including…

Features

Bringing Indigenous cultural expertise to game development with Broken Roads

Drop Bear Bytes recently hired Indiginerd's Cienan Muir as a narrative consultant. The team spoke to us about the role…

Features

Relaxing games to help curb your doomscrolling habit

Here are some gentle, meditative mobile games to help you survive the newscycle.

Maize Wallin, Technical Audio Director
Career Advice

Your games career as a… technical audio designer

What does technical audio designer actually do? We shine a weekly spotlight on the highlights, skills and specificities of different…

Brooke Maggs, Senior Narrative Designer at Remedy Entertainment
Career Advice

Your games career as a: Narrative Designer

Brooke Maggs from Remedy Games speaks about the difference between writing and being a narrative designer, and moving from independent…

The AGDA nominee list has just been announced.
News

AGDA winners announced, see the best Australian games of 2021

The winners of the Australian Game Developer Awards (AGDAs) have been announced, marking an incredible year for Australian games.

FIlm Victoria is funding Chorus: A Musical Adventure.
News

Film Victoria funds 16 games as part of $4.3 million investment

The funding will support production and release support for game projects, as well funding the ongoing work of several established…

The first demo of David Chen's Spiritwell will be available to play as part of ACMI's Big Games Night In
News

ACMI’s 'Big Games Night In' returns with more free, local games

On 3 October, ACMI will kick off Melbourne International Games Week with another annual showcase of free, locally made games…

Wargaming Sydney is one of the studios that will benefit from the recently announced NSW tax offset for videogame development.
News

NSW announces game development tax offset

From 1 October 2021, game development will be eligible for New South Wales' 10% post, digital and visual effects (PDV)…

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