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Session Name No Pain, No Game: Tales from Development Hell
Speaker(s) Edward Douglas
Company Name(s) Flying Helmet Games Ltd
Track / Format Production
Overview A love letter clenched inside a punch to the gut of the video game industry, this no-holds-barred, humorous talk is a satirical look at the life cycle of modern video game development. Formatted as a sitcom in the style of "Parks and Recreation," it presents real life development tales synthesized into a singular narrative. Together, you will explore the kind of experiences we have all been through and reflect on the myriads of ways that even critically successful, passionate teams can deliver a subpar game. Bureaucracy, petty politics, unreasonable deadlines, and mental breakdowns; all in a day's work for the modern game developer.

GDC Europe 2015

Edward Douglas

Flying Helmet Games Ltd

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