GDC Vault is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC
This is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.
|Session Name:||"CODE RED!": How We Organized a Game Jam From Bomb Shelters|
|Track / Format:||Production & Team Leadership|
Did you know free users get access to 30% of content from the last 2 years?
|Overview:||When the full scale war started in Ukraineearly morning on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022the entire GDBAY team was inside the country, peacefully sleeping in their beds, prepared to start the international online game jam they were supposed to host that very weekend. In this talk, Elena will tell you how her team organized a game jam during the first week of war, why they didn't cancel it and kept dates intact, which crisis management techniques turned out to be the most helpful, and which approaches helped keep the team's spirits and motivation up under high levels of stress and uncertainty.|