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Session Name $100,000 Whales - An Introduction to Chinese Browser Game Design
Speaker(s) Jared Psigoda
Company Name(s) Reality Squared Games
Track / Format Game Design
Overview Over the past several years, while Western game developers have been busy developing for social and mobile platforms, Chinese developers have been churning out web-based browser games by the thousand. Despite having comparatively short lifespans, these games' unbelievable monetization power has led to the birth of a whole new class of "whale" spenders. From "rolling servers" to Chinese-style promotions to rapid "shanzai'ing", improve your own games by learning some of the successful design techniques being used in the soon-to-be world's largest gaming market.

GDC Europe 2012

Jared Psigoda

Reality Squared Games

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Game Design

Design



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