We are Mattador Starfish

We are a group of people from Johannesburg, South Africa, who have come together to make a difference in the world. Our aim is to harness the positive power of apps, video games and interactive media. We strive to use these to form good habits and behaviours, help overcome daily struggles and empower people.

We make things. All the things.

We are currently working on a mobile game, but we love to experiment and we’re game (pun intended) to build pretty much anything. The only requirement for what we build is that it has a greater purpose and can make a difference in the world, in some or other way.

Codex Knights, our current project, is being built to ignite a passion for reading and discovery and to show the vibrancy of Africa and African culture. We’re also looking for stories written by young, amateur African authors. If you’re interested, apply here.

Our Projects

Codex Knights

Codex Knights is an open world adventure game designed specifically for mobile phones. The game will feature story worlds based on African stories (written by young African writers). The aim is to combine the wonder Read more…

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