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Session Name: Team Culture and New IP: Creating 'Hardspace: Shipbreaker'
Speaker(s): Jessica Klyne
Company Name(s): Blackbird Interactive
Track / Format: Production & Team Management

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Overview: Hardspace: Shipbreaker is the first original IP from Vancouver based Blackbird Interactive, receiving much recognition since its PC Early Access launch in June of 2020. Hardspace: Shipbreaker is known for its innovative gameplay and unique premise and has already received a number of awards. But how do you achieve innovative gameplay and a unique premise with a small team and a limited budget? In this post-mortem style talk I will tell you how we created the team culture required to produce and execute great ideas, as well as how we created an environment that promotes a strong balance between creativity and productivity & the cultural/production pillars that made this team successful.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Jessica Klyne

Blackbird Interactive

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Production & Team Management