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Wednesday, October 9 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Being A Game Design Tradie

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The study of "Game Theory" has developed massively as the industry has grown giving a huge well of knowledge to draw from as they slave away at trying to create the next breakout hit.

Over the years making games I've developed a unique approach to distilling ideas, mechanics and environments into gameplay that has more in common with artisan tradespeople such as carpenters and metal fabricators than it does with the more academic approach usually associated with game theory. This talk will explore these concepts.

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Nic Wechter

Hi my name is Nic Wechter, I've been a game/level designer since 2002. I got my start at Krome Studios in Brisbane and went on to work at both Sony (Guerrilla Games) and Microsoft (The Coalition) 1st party studios. In 2017 I started my own one person studio and become teacher of game... Read More →

Wednesday October 9, 2019 3:00pm - 3:50pm AEDT
Room 105