Game Demo Night Speakers

IGDA Demo Night

Silicon Valley IGDA Game Demo Night gives new and seasoned game developers the chance to explore the latest games and game tools. Company representatives will share their experiences and then after the presentations, the audience will have a chance to talk to presenters and check out the demos.

WHEN: Wednesday September 30, 2009 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Game Demo and Tool Presenters (as of 8-14-09):

Game monetization and microtransaction techniques are one of the hottest topics in game development right now. PlaySpan is a well known leader and pioneer in this area. CEO and Founder, Karl Mehta, and Lex Bayer, General Manager of Social Networking Monetization, will provide a demo of DDO Unlimited as well as an overview of the company’s new Ultimate Payment Wall for social network games. Developers will learn how they can use these platforms to tap into a new distribution mechanism while effectively monetizing their games and apps.

Fresh from Austin GDC, Danie Conradie, President and CEO, will talk about the latest developments in their multi-platform 3D game engine, including all new integrations with, and support for, some of the game industry’s leading technologies. Those who are interested can get more hands-on with the technology after the presentations.

A big thank you to Trinigy for helping make this event possible!

Cogswell Game Development Club:
One of last years most popular Game Demo Night speakers – the Cogswell Game Development Club – is returning for an encore performance. Brody Brooks will speak about the ultra caffeinated “Game in a Day” experience.

Check back soon for an updated list of presenters and speakers’ bios.

-Bonnie Phelps, Dean of Institutional Advancement

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