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Back from Game Forum Germany 2011

My wife and I just got back from Game Forum Germany (GFG), a small game developers’ conference that takes place once a year in Hannover, Germany. Just like last year, it was an amazing experience. Sadly, I missed the opening keynote by Martin Schwiezer on AAA development in Germany, but I was able to squeeze [...]

Slides and videos from IGDA Leadership Forum 2007

A ton of material from the IGDA Leadership Forum 2007 is online now. Videos, slides, summaries… a lot of stuff. I haven’t even started looking through it yet, but the list of sessions looks very tasty: Leadership Track: Building the Perfect Team Leadership Lab Death By 1000 Ideas: Managing Designers and Creatives Managing Engineers Managing [...]

Game Focus Germany 2008: My impressions

Here are my impressions of the talks I saw at Game Focus Germany: Greg Costikyan, “The Independent Developer Shall Rise Again”. I could not have asked for a better keynote. My secret theme for the conference was “Thinking outside of the box of the core games industry”, i.e. outside of multi-million PC / console projects [...]

Back from Hannover

I am back from Hannover. It was very cool. More later: I need to decompress / recover sleep / deal with my cold.

Game Focus Germany 2008

So now I can say what that milestone I mentioned earlier was: The conference schedule for Game Focus Germany 2008 in Hannover had finally been locked down. GFG is a conference for German developers and publishers, now in its second year. I got the job of finding international speakers through ML Enterprises, so since late [...]

Meet me at GDC Lyon

I will be at the Game Developers Conference in Lyon this Monday and Tuesday. I am there to moderate a panel discussion on next-gen AI (“What’s Next for Game AI: Challenges and Opportunities”, Monday at 4 PM) with Alex Champandard, Axel Buendia from Spir.Ops and Pierre Pontevia from Kynogon. It should be fun. Drop me [...]