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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Beating the Burnout: Finding Success Under Stress
Speaker(s): Raffael Boccamazzo, Kate Edwards, Amir Rao, David Edery, Tommy Refenes
Company Name(s): Take This, Geogrify, Supergiant Games, Spry Fox, Team Meat
Track / Format: Advocacy

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Overview: The opportunity to make games is a wonderful thing. Nevertheless, no industry is without its challenges or hurdles, and the games industry is no exception. For some, it might not be fitting in with a particular studio's culture. For others, it might be periodic, or worse, regular, long hours. How do people learn to overcome these challenges? Maybe it's learning to overcome personal factors like intense self-doubt? It could be all of the above and more. Regardless of what stressors you face, join this panel of respected, industry veterans as they discuss how they maintain both their careers and love of games in spite of the challenges.

GDC 2019

Raffael Boccamazzo

Take This

Kate Edwards


Amir Rao

Supergiant Games

David Edery

Spry Fox

Tommy Refenes

Team Meat

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