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|Session Name:||Flash Backward: 30 Years of Making Games|
|Speaker(s):||Lori Cole, Chris Crawford, Graeme Devine, Phil Harrison, Chelsea Howe, Dave Jones, Seth Killian, Raph Koster, Ken Lobb, Palmer Luckey, Luke Muscat, Tim Schafer|
|Company Name(s):||Transolar Games, , Magic Leap, Inc., Alloy Platform Industries, Electronic Arts, Reagent Games, Radiant Entertainment, Independent, Microsoft Studios, OculusVR, Inc., Prettygreat, Double Fine Productions|
|Track / Format:||Special Event|
|Overview:||In honor of GDC's 30th edition, please join us in a session that looks back at the last 30 years of video game development. This series of microtalks begins with GDC's founder, Chris Crawford, in 1988 and progresses through to present day. The Flash Backward takes a look back at significant trends through the eyes of the people who helped shape them. Delivering talks on topics from the age of adventure games to the promise of virtual reality, this retrospective will open GDC with a wonderful sense of fun and nostalgia.|