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Monday, October 7 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Designing from the Heart: Putting yourselves in your games.

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Working in the games industry can be hard enough as is. Add to that our daily life struggles and it can sometimes feel like an impossible feat. So how can we use game development as a way to explore our identities and struggles? And how can we turn these struggles into a strength?

This presentation will draw from the experiences of the speaker as a Muslim and a person of color working in the games industry for over a decade. The speaker will explain how his personal life journey has inspired his creative works and he will share the stories and experiences of other notable video game professionals who have done the same.

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Osama Dorias

Osama Dorias is a Senior Game Designer at Warner Brothers Montreal. In the past, he has worked as a Game designer at Gameloft, GEE Media, Ubisoft, and Minority Media. Osama loves to empower people in expressing themselves through game making. He especially loves to give a voice to... Read More →


Monday October 7, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Plenary

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