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Session Name Creating And Nurturing Your Indie Game Community
Speaker(s) Jeff Lindsay, Jim Munroe
Company Name(s) GliderLab, GameSetWatch
Track / Format Independent Games Summit
Overview In two short, sweet mini-talks, notable independent game community organizers discuss how you can get involved in nurturing the indie community in your local area - or for your particular flavor of independent games. Firstly, SuperHappyDevHouse and TIGJam contributor Jeff Lindsay, who has set up Hacker Dojo in the Bay Area as a permanent base for the tech community, will explain what he's learned from being involved in indie game site TIGSource and his other projects in the tech community. Next, Toronto-based independent creator Jim Munroe, the person behind local indie game-centric events like The Hand Eye Society and The Artsy Games Incubator, explains how the area has grown a strong indie community and how you can mobilize your area to flood out of the basement and into the streets!

GDC 2010

Jeff Lindsay

GliderLab

Jim Munroe

GameSetWatch

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Independent Games Summit

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