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Session Name Rift: Surviving and Thriving in Today's MMO Climate
Speaker(s) N'Gai Croal, Scott Hartsman
Company Name(s) Hit Detection, Trion Worlds
Track / Format Business and Marketing

Since 2004, dozens of high profile MMOs have launched in North America and Europe, only to find themselves stalling shortly after launch. Scott Hartsman, Executive Producer of Trion Worlds' Rift will discuss how the game - one of the first non-licensed based MMOs to come along in the last decade - is not only surviving, but thriving. Join us in a fireside chat with Scott about how to successfully build and launch an online world in today's MMO landscape.

GDC Online 2011

N'Gai Croal

Hit Detection

Scott Hartsman

Trion Worlds

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Business and Marketing

Business & Marketing

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