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Ayo Norman-Williams is a student, artist and game designer, born and raised in London. He’s been passionate about gaming since he first picked up a Game Boy Advance at 4 years old. In July 2018, at 17, he became a finalist in BAFTA’s Young Game Designers competition, and since then he has gone on to work on multiple game projects, as part of his Computer Science degree and in his own time. In 2020, he was included in the POC in Play Black History Month Games 100, a list highlighting 100 Black professionals in the games industry.
Detonators, Spark Plugs and Wallflowers - the demands and dynamics of writing together.
Student, artist and game designer Ayo Norman-Williams talks about the importance of games in generating communities and compelling new stories and the drive of young people to create for themselves.