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|Session Name:||Building a Sport: The Design Philosophy of League of Legends|
|Speaker(s):||Ryan Scott, Frank Lantz|
|Company Name(s):||Riot Games, NYU Game Center|
|Track / Format:||eSports Summit|
|Overview:||How do you design a game to be competitively rigorous, strategically diverse, heavily skill-based, entertaining to play, and exciting to watch? Ryan "Morello" Scott (Riot Games), in conversation with veteran designer Frank Lantz (Area Code Inc.), will discuss the design and balance philosophy that has nurtured League of Legends into an eSport.|