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Session Name GDC Microtalks 2016: Everyone Loves to Play
Speaker(s) Richard Lemarchand, Jenn Frank, Bennett Foddy, Robert Yang, Steve Gaynor, Mathew Kumar, Christina Norman, Henrike Lode, Brian Allgeier, Aleissia Laidacker
Company Name(s) University of Southern California, Paste Games,, Independent, Fullbright, MK-ULTRA Games, Riot Games, Lohika, Insomniac Games, Ubisoft Montreal
Track / Format Design
Overview The GDC Microtalks are back with another hour of game design genius, playful philosophy and ludic loquaciousness! The Microtalks concept is simple: every speaker gets 20 slides, every one of which is displayed for exactly 16 seconds before automatically advancing, giving each speaker exactly five minutes and 20 seconds to get their ideas off their chest.
Join our nine supercool game people along with regular curator and MC Richard Lemarchand for a lightning-fast take on the past, present and many possible futures of game design. If you've never caught the Microtalks just glance at our awesome lineup, and don't miss us this year!

GDC 2016

Richard Lemarchand

University of Southern California

Jenn Frank

Paste Games

Bennett Foddy

Robert Yang


Steve Gaynor


Mathew Kumar


Christina Norman

Riot Games

Henrike Lode


Brian Allgeier

Insomniac Games

Aleissia Laidacker

Ubisoft Montreal

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