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devcom 3652021-02-20T15:58:55+01:00

devcom is your year-round experience

We enjoyed every single devcom conference in the past years.
But we realized that coming together only once a year for just a few days to engage with our community simply doesn’t cut it.

This feeling eventually sparked the process of rethinking the concept behind devcom, making it rather a 365-day experience. A chance to grow and nurture our audience and make devcom a hub for the global game dev community to come together throughout the whole year.


So in 2020, we started to produce original content with live shows on Twitch, podcasts on audio platforms and community channels on Discord. Additionally, online master classes and digital summits dedicated to specific topics will further expand our original conference concept.

devcom Twitch Shows

See the weekly Schedule

The GameDev Show

Deborah Mensah-Bonsu (media and game professional), Viola Tensil (editor, show producer and video game lover) and Stephan Reichart (Head of devcom) present a weekly 3 to 4-hour show on Twitch that is dedicated to game development and current games industry topics.

In each episode, the GameDev Show features guests from the international games industry as well as direct interaction with the community.

Airtime: Wednesdays, 4 – 6:30 pm (CET)

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devcom Tutorials

Learn from international gaming experts in exclusive tutorials, workshops or mentoring lounges, streaming bi-weekly for 3 to 4 hours on Twitch.

Airtime: Thursdays, 6 – 9 pm (CET)

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Games & Kaffee

“Games & Kaffee” is a morning show, in which Stephan Reichart, Head of devcom, casually chats with guests from the German games industry about current news, the games they play and of course their favorite type of coffee. This is our only show format in German language.

Airtime: Wednesdays, 11 am – 1 pm (CET) // This show is currently on hiatus but will return as soon as Stephan does not have to do homeschooling with his kids anymore… 🙂

Watch on Twitch

Early Access

“Early Access” is the devcom morning show. We want to invite you to get to know the team a bit better and discuss games and other (either more or less important) topics with the devcom community. Join us for a fun time every Tuesday and Friday morning!

Airtime: Tuesdays & Fridays, 10 am – 11:30 am (CET)

Watch on Twitch

Industry Insiders

“Industry Insider” is a weekly meet-up of 4 industry experts sharing their insights, ideas and thoughts on current games industry business related matters.


We’re proud to have Allan Cudicio (Founder & Game Designer at Twin Drums), André Bernhardt (Managing Director at Indie Advisor), Leah Hardy (Head of Gaming Marketing, Americas at Facebook) and Christopher Wulf (Publishing Director at Those Awesome Guys) on the show!

Airtime: Tuesdays, 4 pm – 6 pm (CET) // starting January 26, 2021

Watch on Twitch

Tears & Trophies

Nico Balletta, our Head of Program, presents our Let’s Play show “Tears & Trophies”.


Watch Nico play and chat with us. Watch Nico fail and laugh with us. Watch Nico succeed and share our joy! Impromptu rants included – no doubt about it!

Airtime: Mondays, 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm (CET) // starting February 1, 2021

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Vertical Slice

It’s no secret, devcom loves indies! And that’s why it’s only logical that we host “Vertical Slice”, an in-house show dedicated exclusively to indie studios and the needs and challenges they face in their professional lives.

Every two weeks, Astrid Gooding, Head of Events, and André Bernhardt, Indie Advisor, tackle special topics all around the indie game industry. And of course, various guests and Let’s Plays are also part of the program!

Airtime: Thursdays, 11 am – 1 pm (CET)

Watch on Twitch
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Events for week of March 1, 2021

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Mon 1st

Tears & Trophies

March 1 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm CET
Tue 2nd

Early Access

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am CET

Industry Insiders

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CET
Wed 3rd

The GameDev Show

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CET
Thu 4th

Vertical Slice

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CET

devcom Tutorials

March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+0
Fri 5th

Early Access

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am CET
Sat 6th
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Sun 7th
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devcom Podcast

Hosted by Lars Janssen, Studio Relations Director at Koch Media / Deep Silver, the devcom Podcast airs on a weekly basis on multiple audio platforms. Each episode features interviews or fireside chats with renowned guests from the global games industry.

Listen to the devcom Podcast:

devcom Summits

devcom Summits are 2-day events providing educational and practical content focused on specific topic areas delivered by renowned speakers and lecturers from the global games industry.

For 2021, we have currently 4 devcom Summits planned:

Call for Change Summit

February 25 & 26, 2021 (online)

Tech and Tools Summit

May 27 & 28, 2021 (online)

Top Executive Summit

July 8 & 9, 2021 (online)

Arts and Animations Summit

November 25 & 26, 2021 (online)

devcom HEROES Awards

The devcom HEROES Awards go out to individuals who dedicated themselves to making not only the games industry but the world a better place to live and work in. This is devcom’s “Thank you!” – our recognition and appreciation of deeds that way too often go unrecognized.

The devcom HEROES Awards 2021 are currently planned for August, as an event of the devcom conference.

The ceremony will be streamed live on Twitch.tv/devcom_conf.

devcom Master Classes

The devcom Master Classes are unique workshops led by renowned games industry experts. Each Master Class focuses on a very specific topic and will be structured individually. Depending on the topic and content, lecturers may communicate certain requirements that will need to be met in order to apply.

Up to 6 Master Classes are currently in the works for 2021. Please use the links below to go to the dedicated pages of our upcoming Master Classes.

Jarral Boyd:
Equity & Inclusion, Unconscious Biases, and Allyship

March 23 – 25, 2021 (online)

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Christian Fonnesbech:
Building Stories, Characters & Worlds That Last

April 13 – 15, 2021 (online)

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Celia Hodent:
Game UX and Cognitive Science

April 26 – 28, 2021 (online)

GO TO EVENT PAGE

Join the devcom community on Discord!

Get to the next level in our community by joining our Discord server. Meet other devcom attendees, Twitch show viewers or other people interested in video games.

This is the place where we want to celebrate you. Get in touch with us, join us for voice chats after we are done streaming and exchange your thoughts on the latest devcom events.

We can’t wait to welcome you there. ❤️

yes, take me to the discord channel!

Sponsors & Exhibitors

devcom streams are supported by

Sponsors of the Call for Change Summit

Partners of the Call for Change Summit

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