DLCs: Continuing the Story
Friday 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Downloadable content is an opportunity to continue the experience of the core game and equally important, continue the narrative. What are the challenges and the rewards? Join Obsidian's Creative Director, Chris Avellone, as he discusses the design methodology and narrative constraints for DLC creation, citing examples from Fallout: New Vegas, and other titles in the industry.
Panelists include: Chris Avellone [Creative Director, Obsidian Entertainment]
Doing it the right way first
Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
So you think you have the talent and skill to be a game developer but you don't know where to start or keep getting rejection letters? Come and talk to the people that are responsible for the gates to the studios. Learn how to prepare yourself with tips, tools and straight advice from the game industries top Recruiters and Hiring Managers.
Panelists include: Jim Rivers [Hiring Manager, Obsidian Entertainment], Lindsey McQueeney [Manager of Talent Acquisition, Big Huge Games/38 Studios LLC.], Dino McGraw [Global Staffing Manager, Foundation 9 Entertainment]
So You Want to Get into the Game Industry?
Friday 4:30pm - 5:30pm
So you want to get into the gaming industry? There are job opportunities not just in design, programming, and art - but for testers, marketing and PR, trade show coordinators, community managers, office managers, and more. Learn what skills are needed, what tasks are involved and how to apply. Hosted by some of the finest (or well, experienced) minds in the industry, they'll give suggestions and answer whatever questions you throw at them.
Panelists include: Sue Bohle [The Bohle Group], Lincoln Davis [NCSoft], Susan Arendt [Themis Media], Chris Avellone [Creative Director, Obsidian], Dan Amrich [Social Media Manager, Activision], AJ Glasser [Inside Network]
Fallout: Nuka Break the series screening and Q&A
Saturday 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Watch the first season of the popular videogame themed web series Fallout: Nuka Break! We'll screen the original fan film, as well as all 6 episodes of the webseries! Afterwards, there will be a Q&A with the creators of the show!
Panelists include: Zack Finfrock [Co-Owner, Wayside Creations], Vincent Talenti [Co-Owner, Wayside Creations], Aaron Giles [Actor - Ben], Tybee Diskin [Actor - Scar], Kevin Brooks [Actor - Mayor Conners], Doug Jones [Executive Producer], Melanie Wagor [Producer], Evan Zissimopulos [Producer], Cameron Diskin [Assistant Director], Aaron Moorhead [Director of Photography], Chris Avellone [Fallout Game Designer]
Edited by C2B, 01 March 2012 - 01:47 PM.