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Gert Kruger
Gert Kruger is the CEO of Augmentors, an augmented reality, multiplayer mobile game built on the blockchain, that puts you in control of fantastical creatures that you truly own. With over a decade of experience across multiple industries, Gert brings his invaluable Information Technology, Engineering and gaming experience to the Augmentors team. Gert has a special interest in startups, strategy execution, solution architecture, software and product development. His leadership abilities, coupled with his technical know-how, is invaluable in this field. Besides being passionate about technology and the endless possibilities that it enables, Gert is an avid gamer who also enjoys surfing, snowboarding and mountain biking.
  • Why indie games are important for the gaming industry

    There has never been a better time to be in the gaming industry than now. With a market that just continues to shatter forecasts, and with a global games market of US$116-billion (2.7 times that of the global box office), it’s no wonder that there’s so many new exciting games entering the market on a daily basis. With platforms like Steam making it possible for just about anyone to publish a game, there are so many options for players to choose from. So, with a flooded market, and a myriad of options available to the end user, one may ask...