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Session Name Building a Sport: The Design Philosophy of League of Legends
Speaker(s) Ryan Scott, Frank Lantz
Company Name(s) Riot Games, NYU Game Center
Track / Format eSports Summit
Overview How do you design a game to be competitively rigorous, strategically diverse, heavily skill-based, entertaining to play, and exciting to watch? Ryan "Morello" Scott (Riot Games), in conversation with veteran designer Frank Lantz (Area Code Inc.), will discuss the design and balance philosophy that has nurtured League of Legends into an eSport.

GDC 2015

Ryan Scott

Riot Games

Frank Lantz

NYU Game Center

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eSports Summit


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