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Session Name: Middleware vs Build Your Own - Debate!
Speaker(s): Alexander Bruce, John Edwards, Kellee Santiago
Company Name(s): Antichamber, thatgamecompany, LLC, thatgamecompany, LLC
Track / Format: Independent Games Summit

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In this talk, one of the most oft-asked question of independent game development will be discussed- should I build my own engine for my game, or use an existing middleware? John Edwards (thatgamecompany -Journey) will represent the opinion of building your own and Alexander Bruce (Demruth-Antichamber) represent the middleware-using perspective. Through prepared statements and a moderated debate, the audience will gain a deeper understand of the pros and cons of each. Come to learn, or have your existing preconceptions challenged!

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Alexander Bruce


John Edwards

thatgamecompany, LLC

Kellee Santiago

thatgamecompany, LLC

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