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March 18-22, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

GDC 2019 Highlights

Gamasutra's favorite slides from GDC 2019

Looking for a quick hit of game dev insight? Look no further than this cross-posted Gamasutra article, in which the editorial team shares some of their favorite slides from different GDC 2019 talks!

GDC celebrates record-breaking attendance and locks in 2020 dates!

After a record-breaking 29,000 attendees enjoyed GDC last week, organizers are excited to confirm the show will return March 16-20 of next year, with the call for submissions opening this summer!

GDC in Pictures: Highlights from GDC 2019

Words alone can't fully convey the experience of spending a week at GDC, so here are a few standout shots of the people, talks, and experiences which made GDC 2019 a success!

GDC 2019 Highlights

Automated Testing of Gameplay Features in 'Sea of Thieves'

Robert Masella (Rare, Ltd.)

Concrete Jungle Gym: Building Traversal in 'Marvel's Spider-Man'

Doug Sheahan (Insomniac Games)

Pipeline Support for Feature Branches in 'Destiny'

Pete Kugler (Bungie)

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GDC Europe 2013 Session Scheduler

Please note: the information on this page reflects GDC Europe 2013.

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We Can't Afford to Focus: A New Way of Thinking for Multi-Platform

Jani Kahrama  |  CEO, Secret Exit Ltd.


Location: Europasaal

Format: Lecture
Track: Smartphone & Tablet Games Summit
Vault Recording: Video


So far we've kept things simple: make a great game on iOS, port to Android later. However, with chart positions now being subject to purchase by big players who can afford to do so - mobile is no longer an even playing field for quality content. With the above realization, we've radically changed our plan for the next game in our pipeline, Turbo Dismount. It has now become something totally different - a multi-platform project with a new approach for making each release support the larger whole. This talk will present Secret Exit's contemplations, reasoning and decisions in Q1-2 of 2013.

Takeaway

A chance to see one developer fully exposing the strategic decisions in the changing industry, and a possible new multi-platform business model for small studios.

Intended Audience

Other indie developers, publishers and VCs. No prerequisite knowledge is necessary.



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