We’re all about helping grow gaming culture and the gaming industry in NZ all in a positive way. We do this through PROJECTS. These range from creating events like LANs, esports viewing parties and gaming movie viewings, all the way to building presentations for schools, parents and kids that preach the positive aspects of gaming. View what we’re up to now, or what we’ve achieved in past few years, below…
Our active activities
- Maintain a List of Upcoming NZ Based Gaming Events: visit the events page.
- Maintain a List of Local NZ Based Gaming Communities: visit the communities page.
- Maintain a List of Local NZ Based Gaming Content Creators: visit the NZ gaming content creation page.
- Blogging: our blog covers NZ gaming related news, reviews, and helpful info about the scene as it happens. We’re fairly irregular here as things start up again, but expect to see more posts soon.
- Support for Community Gaming Activities: do you want to create an esports tournament, local gaming event, live stream, gaming YouTube channel, building a local esports team or something else for gaming in NZ? Get in touch with us and we’ll help! The least we can do is offer our advice in all these areas, but there’s always a chance we can share planning documents, sponsorship contacts, and more.
- Networking: do you need to get in touch with the gaming community in New Zealand? If your reasoning is sound and your cause just, we could be your link to anyone and everyone involved with gaming in NZ. Get in touch with us and we’ll see who we can get you in touch with!
Our inactive activities
- Viewings for Global Esports Tournaments: we rent bars, stadiums, and convention centers to view big end of season esports events such as DotA 2’s yearly International and League of Legend’s yearly World Championships.
- New Zealand Based Esports Tournaments: our history is in creating local NZ esports tournaments that players can join and compete in, sometimes for epic prizes. So far we’ve hosted tournaments for SC2, LoL, DotA 2, CS:GO, Hearthstone, Rocket League, and Smite. We’d love to work with Overwatch and several other titles as well as our team grows.
- Gaming Events and Convention Support: we’ve run gaming LANs, exhibition stalls, Hearthstone fireside gatherings, LoL community meetups, and gaming quiz nights. We love running any and all events for gaming that bring our community closer together.
- The APoG Podcast: we love live streaming and creating videos. The APoG podcast is our way of catching you up on the latest news in the NZ gaming scene, interviewing great people doing amazing stuff for gaming here, and telling you what we we’re up to between each episode.
- The Positive Gaming Project: creating a presentation to be made to schools and families to reinforce the positivist of gaming and help them understand how it can be better incorporated into their lives as well as more widely accepted in NZ. Read more…
- Esports Event Support: we’re familiar with esports tournament administration, broadcasting, shout casting, rules, marketing, and more. If you’re running an esports here in NZ chances are we can help. Get in touch and find out what we can do for you.
- Workshops and Speaking Engagements: starting at Digital Nationz Expo 2014 with our streaming and community building workshops presented by Rion Röben and Theo Martin respectively, we have hosted many a workshop sharing our members’ talents and what we’ve learnt running Aspect of Gaming with the world. Feel free to email us using our contact page if you think we could teach you, alongside a group, about something we do.