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Session Name: Fundamental Multiplayer RPG Math
Speaker(s): Sara Jensen Schubert
Company Name(s): KingsIsle Entertainment
Track / Format: Design

RPG-style character stats and progression are now common in all sorts of games, from FPSes to social games. But where do all those numbers come from? Learn to create flexible frameworks for basic RPG systems, like character and NPC attributes, items, cash economies, and experience curves. The lecture will include special emphasis on creating data-driven spreadsheets that allow for easy visualization and iteration of the data.

GDC Online 2011

Sara Jensen Schubert

KingsIsle Entertainment

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