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Session Name 'Hyper Light Drifter': Secrets of Kickstarter, Design, & Pizza
Speaker(s) Teddy Dief, Alx Preston
Company Name(s) Square Enix Montreal, Heart Machine
Track / Format Design
Overview Join Creator Alx Preston and Design + Code Teddy Dief as they take you deep behind the journey of creating their indie success, from the design to business of 'Hyper Light Drifter'. Hear untold secrets from their Kickstarter campaign and finances, design of a world without words, specialized level design tools, release process on PC, and porting to console. Three wonderful and terrifying years of running a company and making a massive game, condensed into sixty minutes of revelation and catharsis.

GDC 2017

Teddy Dief

Square Enix Montreal

Alx Preston

Heart Machine

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