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Session Name: Hello, Delicious Friends: In and Out of Character on Social Media
Speaker(s): Hannah Flynn
Company Name(s): Failbetter Games
Track / Format: Community

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Overview: Failbetter Games has been making offbeat narrative games for five years now, and evolved into a successful indie studio. We'd never have survived this long without a loyal and supportive community. When the time came to Kickstart our latest game, they were invaluable at every stage. This talk describes how we used both in-character and out-of-character engagement on social media to grow, assist, engage with and benefit from that community - the specifics of different channels, the utility of playful menace and the dangers of Kickstarter-funded tattoos.

GDC Next 2014

Hannah Flynn

Failbetter Games

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