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Tuesday, August 4 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Slow-cooking games with talent from your community

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Why not let a project take five/ten/fifteen years to fully gestate at its own sweet pace? If we allow a game to develop over a longer period of time, a lot of interesting possibilities open up for us as devs to live more balanced lives, harness the power and talent of an organically-grown community, and pull off much more ambitious projects. Dan will talk about his experience (accidentally) doing this during his 13-year career, and the lessons learnt on how to avoid getting bored of/burnt out on your project, managing expectations of your community, and to build a talented team from around the globe to help realize your vision.

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Dan Tabar

Founder, Data Realms
Dan Tabar is the founder of Data Realms, an independent game studio with a distributed team of a dozen developers spread over nine countries on four continents. The studio's debut project, Cortex Command, won the Technical Excellence and Audience awards at the 2009 Independent Games Festival. | Dan was born in Sweden and nurtured by its enchanted waters that have caused a rash of indie game developers to emerge from the deep forests of that... Read More →


Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00am - 11:45am
Respawn Stage 1

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